Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake

Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake


"A rich chocolate cake with a nutty cream cheese frosting. It's a nice recipe and you will love it!"


1 h 15 m servings 305 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 305 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15.7 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.2g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 191 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Combine the hot water and instant coffee, then add to the dry ingredients along with the oil, vinegar, vanilla and eggs. Mix until smooth and well blended. Spread batter evenly into the prepared pan. Sprinkle with the 1/4 cup of sugar.
  3. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  4. Make the topping while the cake is cooling. In a medium-size mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and egg until smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips and walnuts. Spread over cooled cake.
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  1. 13 Ratings


The kids just love this recipe!!! And I just love to make it!!!

I have made many cakes from scratch and this is the worst cake I have ever tasted. The cream cheese icing does not go well with the chocolate cake. The cake tasted strange. Maybe because it c...

only used half of the oil required. turned out fine. frosting does not cover cake, so i mixed it with a jar of cream cheese-flavored frosting from the store and it turned out great :)

Nice, rich cake, and frosting is not too sweet, which was great. Added chocolate chips and chopped walnuts to the frosting and gave it some texture.

The cake was moist & delicious! Like one user already said, the frosting recipe wasn't quite enough, but was still great.

I thought this recipe was GREAT!! I loved it alot and so did my family... it wasn't hard to make at all and I will continue making it for parties and such... I made this recipe when we went to ...

I made an American flag version of this cake for a 4th of July BBQ (using strawberries and blueberries), and it was a huuuge hit. Everyone raved that it was delicious without being too rich or ...

took this to a birthing class as my potluck dish...it was gobbled up by all the pregnant people and their partners. rich, moist, delicious! i did opt for a different icing without the raw egg ...

I think it was a SPECTACULAR cake!!! but i think feel it goes better if you put the chocolate chips inside the cake insted of in the icing. And its not really a cheese cake its just more of a ch...