Recipes and Cooking Chocolate Syrup Cake Be the first to rate & review! For a moist, delicious dessert, try this chocolate cake recipe that makes a sensational presentation drizzled with chocolate buttercream frosting. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on July 9, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 1 hrs 15 mins Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 cup all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 ¾ cup sugar ½ cup cooking oil 5 eggs 1 cup buttermilk ⅔ cup chocolate syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 recipe Chocolate-Buttercream Drizzle 2 tablespoon chocolate syrup Chocolate Buttercream Drizzle 3 tablespoon softened butter ½ cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoon chocolate syrup ½ teaspoon vanilla ¾ cup powdered sugar Milk Directions Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside. In bowl stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; set aside. In a large mixing bowl beat sugar and oil with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 1 minute or until evenly moistened. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition; beat until smooth. Alternately beat in flour mixture and buttermilk. Add the 2/3 cup chocolate syrup and vanilla; beat well. Pour into pan. Bake 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on rack. Transfer cake to platter; drizzle with Chocolate-Buttercream. Just before serving, drizzle 2 tablespoons syrup around top edge. Makes 12 to 16 servings. Chocolate Buttercream Drizzle In large mixing bowl beat butter on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar; beat well. Beat in chocolate syrup and vanilla. Beat in 3/4 cup powdered sugar. If necessary, stir in milk until mixture drapes. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 550 Calories 15g Fat 99g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 550 % Daily Value * Total Fat 15g 19% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 97mg 32% Sodium 168mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 99g 36% Total Sugars 71g Protein 4g Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 2.3mg 13% Potassium 147mg 3% Folate, total 68.5mcg Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.