Swedish Sticky Chocolate Cake (Kladdkaka)

Swedish Sticky Chocolate Cake (Kladdkaka)


"This is a Swedish recipe for Kladdkaka (Sticky Chocolate Cake), a rich, and gooey chocolate cake. It should serve 8 but at our house it often serves only 2..."


1 h 45 m servings 288 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 288 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.2 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 100 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8-inch pie plate.
  2. Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, and salt; set aside. Stir the eggs into the sugar until smooth. Add the flour mixture, and stir just until combined. Pour in the vanilla extract and butter; stir until well combined. Pour into prepared pie plate.
  3. Bake on the lower rack of the preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until the center has slightly set. Allow cake to cool for 1 hour in the pie plate. Serve warm, or refrigerate overnight and serve cold.
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  1. 86 Ratings


Absolutely terrific. I am Swedish and have been looking for a way to make Kladdkaka on my own. This is it. I only had a 9" glass pie plate (rather than 8" as the recipe calls for) and it worked ...

okay, I have to ask! Did anyone manage to let this cool before getting into it? I tried hard. Thought I would just cut it into 8 pieces while still warm. Then I thought I would just snag a s...

WOW. This is the best cake I've ever tasted! Great recipe! Oh, and I also learned that if you cut the recipe in half, the result is a delicious batch of brownies!

Maybe not the prettiest, most perfect looking dessert, but that is quite possibly part of its appeal. I made this on a whim, needing something for a last minute dessert when time got away from ...

I exchanged the flour and chocolate in this recipe. So I used 1/2 cup chocolate and 1/4 cup flour. I did this because we are trying to cut white flour in our diets. Plus we are big choclate f...

I absoultly LOVED this, and so did my husband. And your right its doesnt serve 8. We finished it in one night. And i'm tripling the recipe and taking it to work today. Thank you very much the...

Wonderful and decadent!! This cake is a cross between a chocolate pudding cake and chewy, moist brownies. Heavenly!! Although I am part Swedish, I was not familiar with this recipe. I am glad th...

I followed the instructions exactly as written and it did not turn out. I cooked it until the top was way more than "just set" and it was still raw on the inside. It also stuck to the pie plat...

Great Recipe. I'm Swedish too, and I can vouch for this recipe being the real, traditional deal. Don't hold back on the pinch of salt, as it complements the sweetness beautifully. You can also l...