Chocolate Spice Cake

Chocolate Spice Cake


"This recipe for a chocolate version of spice cake is very moist and features prominent clove and cinnamon flavors."


servings 238 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 238 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 11.4 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 156 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  1. In a large bowl, cream together the butter or margarine and sugar. Add the eggs, beating well after each addition.
  2. In another bowl, sift together the flour and spices. Blend these dry ingredients into the sugar mixture.
  3. Dissolve the soda in the sour milk, and add to the batter.
  4. Grate the chocolate, and add to the batter.
  5. Pour batter into a greased and floured 8 inch round pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 minutes, or until done.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 20 Ratings


Someone requested a chocolate spice cake and this recipe was great. I added 2 tsp of choc cocoa and added a pinch of each nutmeg, cloves, and ginger.

This was a very moist spice cake, but I think its name is misleading -- it's not chocolaty at all. You could probably leave the shaved chocolate out of it altogether and it might not even make a...

This is a great recipe, it produces a very moist and flavorful cake. I've made it twice. I followed the recipe exactly the first time and got good reviews. The second time I doubled the recip...

Mmmm - double the chocolate, triple the spices, and this cake is Awesome! Especially good warm from the oven...

Excellent spice cake! I do agree with other reviewers that it isn't really chocolaty, but, still I thoght it was probably one of the best spice cakes I've ever tasted! Thanks! :)

I prepared this as a test for Thanksgiving and was asked to bake several more times as well as asked to give out the recipe to my mom-in-law, who loves to bake. It was a big hit to large crowd ...

I loved this recipe. Usually when I bake with butter I can't achieve anything as moist as this. And the hint of chocolate from the chocolate shavings was a nice added touch to the flavor. I bake...

I doubled the recipe and made two, 8-inch square cakes. I used 2.5 oz. chocolate (because that's all I had) for the double recipe, but I melted it first to help incorporate it into the batter. I...

this cake shouldn't be called chocolate or spice cake. it was moist but anything with eggs and butter usually is. i dressed it up with a cream cheese (hint of orange) frosting and was good but i...