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Chocolate dream cake in a glass
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Chocolate dream cake in a glass

This Chocolate dream cake in a glass is what it says it is… A chocolate dream for chocoholics! Layers of moist, chocolate cake, creamy chocolate pudding, chocolate shell and cocoa powder.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: European
Keyword: chocolate, chocolate dream cake, chocolate pudding
Servings: 9 portions
Author: Dea Kepic


Chocolate cake

  • 200 sugar
  • 100 g flour
  • 30 g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp  baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp  salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 oo g buttermilk
  • 30 g coffee or water
  • 60 ml oil
  • 2 tsp  vanilla extract

Chocolate pudding

  • 350 ml milk
  • 150 g sugar
  • 1 tsp  glucose optional
  • 40 g cocoa powder
  • 180 g chocolate Black Zabuye
  • 70 g butter at room temperature
  • 30 g cornstarch
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp  salt
  • 40-60 ml orange liqueur
  • + 100 g chocolate
  • +  oil
  • + cocoa powder for dusting


Chocolate cake

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a 30 x 40 cm baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix together the dry ingredients; sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. 
  • Mix together the wet ingredients; egg, buttermilk, coffee, oil and vanilla. Now combine them together and pour the batter on the prepared baking sheet.
  •  Bake for 13-15 minutes until the cake springs back when lightly pressed or a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.

Chocolate pudding

  • Bring the milk, sugar, glucose and cocoa powder to a boil.
  • Mix the cornstarch with some water and add it to the boiling mixture. Cook for 3-4 minutes, remove from heat and mix in the chocolate until it's melted. 
  •  Combine with the vanilla, salt and orange liqueur. Leave the pudding to cool to room temperature, then mix in the butter.


  • With a glass or a cookie cutter cut out circles of the chocolate cake (in the diameter of your used glasses).  
  • Place a chocolate cake circle in the glass, top with some chocolate pudding, repeat 2-3 times.
  • Put the dessert in the fridge to set for a bit. Melt 100 g of chocolate with some oil and pour a small amount over the top of the desserts. Leave to set and dust with cocoa powder.
  • Enjoy your dream cake!


  • Instead of orange liqueur, you can use Baileys or some other liqueur.
  • Use your favorite chocolate in this recipe.
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