Chocolate Syrup Cake

For a moist, delicious dessert, try this chocolate cake recipe that makes a sensational presentation drizzled with chocolate buttercream frosting.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 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

  • 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


  1. 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.

  2. 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

  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

550 Calories
15g Fat
99g Carbs
4g Protein
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.

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