One-Bowl Spicy Chocolate Cake Recipe

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One-Bowl Spicy Chocolate Cake Recipe

How To Make One-Bowl Spicy Chocolate Cake

Unlike your usual chocolate cakes, this one goes a little extra on the spice. Not only is this chocolate cake recipe sweet but it has a bit of spicy hints.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 55 mins


  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 1/4 tsp hot red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda


  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Generously grease 8 inch-square baking pan.
  2. In medium bowl, stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, cinnamon, baking soda, hot red pepper and salt. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Beat with a fork just until all dry ingredients have been moistened.
  3. Bake cake 35 to 40 minutes or until center springs back when gently pressed. Cool cake in pan 5 minutes. Remove to serving platter. Cover and set aside until ready to serve.
  4. Just before serving, sift confectioners' sugar over top. Cut into 4 squares; cut each square diagonally in half to make 8 triangular pieces.


  • Sugar: 27g
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  • Calcium: 15mg
  • Calories: 319kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Fat: 14g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 80mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 194mg
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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