Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe

Dark chocolate cake with bits of fresh pitted and chopped cherries in every bite

In association with Vivatta (ChakkiAtta) Vivatta is a pure & premium whole-wheat flour. Also known as
Priyanjali Joardar
Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe
560 ratings.

Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe is a rich, dark chocolate cake which is soft, moist and absolutely divine with cherry on the top, literally! The chopped cherries in the cake add a slight tanginess which goes very well with chocolate. The cake being healthy made with whole wheat flour, oats and organic raw sugar. Serve Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe with Thai Ice Tea Recipe during evening. You can also have it any time of day when you have craving for something sweet.

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Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

55 M


5 Servings


  • 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour , (I used organic wheat flour)
  • 1/2 cup Instant Oats (Oatmeal) , powdered
  • 3/4 cup Sugar , (I used organic raw sugar)
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 cup Dark chocolate , chopped
  • 1/3 cup Fresh Cherries , pitted and chopped, more for garnish
  • 2 Whole Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 1/4 cup Hot water
  • 1/2 cup Milk , warm
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • Salt , a pinch

How to make Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe

  1. To begin making Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe, sift together the flours, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder in a mixing bowl for about 3-4 times.

  2. Beat the eggs well. To that, add sugar and beat well. Add vanilla extract and oil, mix them.

  3. Add the flour mixture alternating with milk, fold them lightly until they are incorporated, do not over mix.

  4. Add the boiling hot water to the batter and mix well. This step is very important for the right flavour of the chocolate.

  5. Add pitted cherries and dark chocolate chunks, fold them gently.

  6. Pour the batter into a greased baking dish and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Bake it according to your oven since the temperature, and capacity of baking differs with ovens.

  7. Serve Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe topped with more cherres along with Thai Ice Tea Recipe during evening.

Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe is part of the Baking With Flour Contest