Decadent Chocolate-Chili Fusion Cake


Indulge in the unique and bold flavors of the Decadent Chocolate-Chili Fusion Cake. This culinary masterpiece blends the richness of dark chocolate with a subtle kick of chili, creating an unforgettable taste experience. Perfect for those who love a twist on classic desserts!

Decadent Chocolate-Chili Fusion Cake

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Serves: 8
  • Serving Size: 1 slice

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 450 kcal
  • Fat: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Sugar: 35g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sodium: 120mg


  • All-purpose Flour: 150g (5.3 oz / 0.33 lb)
  • Unsweetened Cocoa Powder: 50g (1.8 oz / 0.11 lb)
  • Baking Powder: 5g (0.18 oz / 0.01 lb)
  • Fine Salt: 2g (0.07 oz / 0.004 lb)
  • Granulated Sugar: 200g (7 oz / 0.44 lb)
  • Eggs: 2 large
  • Whole Milk: 120 ml (4 oz / 0.25 lb)
  • Vegetable Oil: 120 ml (4 oz / 0.25 lb)
  • Vanilla Extract: 5 ml (0.17 oz / 0.01 lb)
  • Dark Chocolate, chopped: 100g (3.5 oz / 0.22 lb)
  • Ground Chili Pepper: 5g (0.18 oz / 0.01 lb)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Grease and flour a 9-inch cake pan.
  3. Mix the dry ingredients: In a bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and ground chili.
  4. Combine the wet ingredients: In another bowl, beat the sugar with the eggs until light and fluffy. Stir in milk, oil, and vanilla extract.
  5. Combine wet and dry ingredients: Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, mixing until just combined.
  6. Add chocolate: Fold in the chopped dark chocolate.
  7. Bake: Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool: Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use high-quality cocoa powder and dark chocolate for the best flavor.
  • Adjust the amount of ground chili according to your heat preference.
  • Serve with a dusting of powdered sugar or a dollop of whipped cream to balance the flavors.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use milk chocolate instead of dark chocolate?

Yes, but the cake will be sweeter and less intense in flavor.

How can I make this cake gluten-free?

Substitute the all-purpose flour with your preferred gluten-free flour blend.

Can I prepare this cake in advance?

Yes, it can be baked a day in advance and stored in an airtight container.