Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

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Unlike the classic honey cake, this recipe features a less pronounced honey flavor as it is beautifully complemented by chocolate. The result is a delicious and balanced cake.

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Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Ingredients:

For the Cake:

  • Honey – 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Sugar – 7 oz (200 g)
  • Butter – 3.5 oz (100 g)
  • Baking soda – 1 tsp
  • Eggs – 2
  • Cocoa powder – 1.4 oz (40 g)
  • Milk – 3.4 fl oz (100 ml)
  • Flour – 21.2 oz (600 g)

For the Cream:

  • Heavy cream (33% fat) – 16.9 fl oz (500 ml)
  • Dark chocolate – 7 oz (200 g)
  • Nutella – 5.3 oz (150 g)

For the Ganache:

  • Dark chocolate – 3.5 oz (100 g)
  • Heavy cream (33% fat) – 2.7 fl oz (80 ml)

How to Make Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella:

Prepare the cream filling. Finely chop the chocolate.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Bring the heavy cream to a boil and pour it over the chocolate.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Let it sit for a couple of minutes, then stir until smooth.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Place it in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours or overnight. Prepare the cake batter. In a saucepan, combine sugar, honey, and butter. Place it over heat and warm it up, stirring, until the butter and sugar melt. Remove from heat and add baking soda.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Stir until the reaction subsides.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Meanwhile, prepare cocoa by pouring boiling milk over it.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Combine the honey mixture and cocoa mixture. Add eggs and beat until smooth.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Add flour and mix until well incorporated. The batter will be quite sticky.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Dust the dough with flour, shape it into a log, and divide it into 12 equal parts.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Roll out each portion on parchment paper and trim the edges. Prick with a fork.

Bake in a preheated oven at 356°F (180°C) for 6-7 minutes. Take the cream with chocolate out of the refrigerator and whisk it until fluffy. Add Nutella and mix until smooth. Layer the cake with the cream and spread it on the sides.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Prepare the ganache. Finely chop the chocolate. Bring the heavy cream to a boil and pour it over the chocolate.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Let it sit for a couple of minutes, then stir until smooth.

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Pour the ganache over the top of the cake. Allow the cake to set in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours or preferably overnight. Serve and enjoy!

Easy Honey-Chocolate Cake with Nutella

Indulge in this delightful honey-chocolate cake with Nutella that perfectly balances the sweetness of honey and richness of chocolate. This cake is a treat loved by all and will surely impress your friends and family.

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