We have made it several times and it has been reliably good! baking time) when others try these recipes. I combined things (by hand) in the typical order I’d make cookies. My chips were Nestle dark chocolate buttons and did not sink even though I forgot to toss them with flour first. Both of my boys told me they want this for their birthday cakes! This was a hit! It is versitaile! Thank you for all the notes and suggestions that you give along with the recipes too. Maybe I can talk my son into having this for his birthday cake this weekend. My 9 year old has become in love with cooking/baking and yesterday asked if she could look through your cake recipes and make one. And so perfectly cake battery sweet and vanilla-y. Divide batter evenly between cake tins and bake in the oven for approximately 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. But I promise, it works. Please help if u could. Everyone loves it and it’s so easy. It was yummy and my kids ate it all up in a hurry, it just didn’t look very pretty. The recipe works well for tiered cakes! Oh, and I had quinoa flakes so used half cup of that & half cup of instant oats & one cup of flour. This one bowl chocolate chip cake is really, really good served slightly warm or at room temperature on its own. Should I try it or not?? If a recipe is too many calories I don’t usually bother to make it. Somewhere there was a miscommunication and when they were making the cinnamon sugar mixture my 9 year old heard 4 TABLESPOONS (instead of teaspoons) cinnamon and then also added it to the cake mixture instead of into the sugar. I stumbled on this recipe and gave it a try. But. It has been quite a year to say the least! I am forever grateful for you and finding your blog! Wish me luck:). Anywho I just made this cake and it was awesome! I’m excited about this recipe but inclined to omit the cinnamon or at least cut the amount drastically? Tasted like it just came from a bakery. Follow @melskitchencafe on Instagram and show me the recipes you are making from my blog using the hashtag #melskitchencafe. I made in a loaf pan and it took about 45 minutes to bake. Made it. Chocolate Chip Pound Cake is the PERFECT combo of buttery, rich and soft pound cake with sweet chocolate chips baked in just 60 minutes! She was sure she had ruined her cake. I’m guessing I didn’t cook it long enough. You couldn’t even notice. There’s very limited room in my heart for milk chocolate chips, and so I always use semisweet chocolate chips in this cake. So I just put it on after the top layer. Yummy – this looks great, I adore chocolate chips! It was fully baked at 27 minutes. I made this last night. I am not a baker by any means but this recipe made it look like I am. But the chips that i put in the centre and the ones i put on top both sank. One question: you say that 1/2 of recipe works well in 9 x 9 instead of a 9 x 13… Yet area of a 9 x 9 is 81 sq in, which is more than 1/2 of 9 x 13 (which is 117 sq in), so cake should be thicker. I haven’t tried it, but I think it would probably work pretty well. Sallie – I agree, this cake is so easy, you can’t help but love it. My expectations were low that it was going to turn out. How long should I expect it to take for it to be done? My whole center sank after a day sitting out. And I promise we can all still be friends. I’ve never combine chocolate and cinnamon together but for this one, I think I will give it a try. My cake sunk in the middle, too! Nice recepie! Do you use full fat or lower fat sour cream when you make it? Nice recepie! Sprinkles chocolate chips on top. It sounds like you’re going through a pretty rough and miserable time to be treating a total stranger, that shares her wonderful recipes with the world, this badly. I was hoping someone else might ask about this…but I don’t really like cinnamon! Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. So do with that information what you will. The texture of this cake is super moist and with the crispy crust makes it so enjoyable with every bite. Mmm. Thank you! Loved it! My husband is diabetic, so I try to incorporate as many healthy things as I can. Highly recommend chopping the chocolate chips up for a more even distribution. It’s cake and chocolate chip , without getting dense like a blondie. .:~D. Had to use Bob’s Red Mill gluten free flour but it was still amazing! Divine decadence! This moist and fluffy Pumpkin Cake makes an impressive dessert with little effort!Pumpkin Cake spiced and dotted with chocolate chips but best of all, the addition of pumpkin puree makes it extra mois It’s always cute, entertaining and knowledgeable. Thumbs up all around. Hi Ed, good question. Be sure to check back if you try that (and I will too). To bake this chocolate moist cake, pre-heat your oven to 180C or 350F. I halved this recipe and it came out fantastic. ★☆ I’ve become a huge fan of your site (the Brown Sugar Spiced Pork Loin and Spagetti recipes have become a huge favorite for my wife and I, and many an elder that’s passed through our home). Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. ), this cake has made many, many appearances for birthdays and Sunday dinner desserts and potluck treat offerings. We ate it warm and was amazing. Other than that perfection!!! It is quick, easy and so good…my families favorite. This is the kind of chocolate cake … And hot fudge, too. Yumm. So many potential issues here! We had it for breakfast the next morning too – who wouldn’t? Use the form below to submit your question or comment. Tag me And then as I was putting it together I was talking at the same time and forgot to put the chocolate chips on after the cinnamon and sugar on the first layer. My mom and sisters have no idea why. Taking a leaf from my favourite Funfetti Vanilla Layer Cake, this Chocolate Chip Cake gets its buttery texture and rich flavour from oodles of vanilla and a dash of sour cream. I put a smaller amount of sugar though… we like sweets with less sugar. A delicate vanilla cake studded with chocolate, covered in a creamy frosting and topped with chocolate chips. Thank you so much for the great recipe!!! Hi Alice, I’d try 1 whole egg + 1 egg yolk. Mix up the batter until it is very well-combined. This spicy, chocolate chip oatmeal cake is very easy to make, and has a chewy texture. 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. I just made this cake for the first time. My grandson loved them!! !I made a couple of substations. But how should I halve 3 eggs??? I made mine in a glass pan and it’s been cooking for close to 40 minutes and it’s still very runny in the middle. Thank you. Hubby had a craving for something sweet and he wanted to help make it, so I needed something super easy (he’s not a big baker). I will make again and try to resist the urge to take it out as early as I did the last time. I made this Sunday evening with mini chips and did not have any sinking issues with the chips or at high altitude. Turned out awesome! Hi Mel–I’ve been wanting to make this cake for some time now, but don’t want to heat up the kitchen with my gas oven. It is moist and tender and one of the fluffiest cakes I’ve ever had. Instructions. Heating for a few seconds is a must. I didn’t have enough chocolate chips but it still turned out greattttt!! Renae – bummer! Thanks for amazing recipes. can help. Thanks! What kind of GF flour did you use Tom? This is a really good cake! If you’re looking for classic cakes in the kitchen … Alicia – I’m not sure why your cake took so much longer to bake. Moist, delicious chocolate cake for any celebration. I’m serving it with vanilla bean ice cream and a drizzle of salted caramel sauce. This is so, so good! I get it. I also left out the cinnamon sugar and filled the cupcakes with chocolate ganache and frosted them with chips ahoy cookie buttercream, Yum! And YES you can change the colour of the vanilla frosting by using food gel colouring. 3/4 cup + 1 Tablespoon sugar. Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour. We liked the cinnamon. I’ve classically never been a huge fan of the cinnamon + chocolate combination. Looks fantastic! I’ll have to ask Marilyn! Stir in boiling water; cool completely. Many people have done this in the comment thread below with good results! Also, I use mini chocolate chips for everything as I have tricked my mind into thinking I get more chocolate that way! ✌❤, Loved the cake but my chocolate chips fell to the bottom what did I do wrong. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I have no idea why my tiny weeny choc chips sunk. This recipe is a keeper, for sure. There’s a reason I call it the Best Chocolate Cake Recipe: it’s so good restaurants have asked me to start making it for them!. And thanks for the recipe Mel <3. To say the least…. Well, it’s my law, anyway. Then take the remaining cake batter and dollop spoonfuls across the top of the chocolate chips. The cake may be slightly more dense but not a big deal if you prefer the taste and texture of whole wheat. But I’m arguing back: not so! Many thanks. My mom made them yesterday and said they were so delicious and the closest to Mrs. Fields she’s ever had, so here I go. Greek yogurt works well as a SC substitute for me! I also made a chocolate ganache to top the cake when serving. Thanks so much! Don’t forget to rate the recipe and leave a comment below. But this I will try. There’s never not a good time to eat cake! So basically you are reviewing a totally different cake! Generously grease a 10-cup Bundt pan with butter or nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle with half of the cinnamon sugar and then sprinkle half of the chocolate chips over the top. Cinnamon Rolls is on the agenda for today. And if you’re like me, you may even start questioning who to even trust anymore! These are spectacular!!! It takes it over the top and everyone takes seconds. ★☆ Otherwise, everyone loved it! Made this tonight and divided it between two square cake pans–one of them is already gone, it was so incredible! That is strange! So after about 10-12 more minutes it was finally done. I actually have a little bit leftover! Always a joy to read. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. It tastes like a better, fluffier version of the “Snacking Cake” mixes from Betty Crocker. I reduced the sugar in the cake to 1 cup, and I will cut it back further to 3/4 or maybe 1/2 cup the next time I make it. Maybe I’m at a higher elevation too, because I’m in Jerusalem. I hate cinnamon and chocolate together. Has anyone made this without egg? I mean, you just can’t ever stop blogging , Yummy!Hey, I have a blog award waiting for you over at Life With the Carey Gang . Love the one bowl dump and go–all cakes should be this easy. Marilyn is some sort of genius, because her recipes REALLY are NO fail. Chocolate Muffins, and healthy… In what world would these go together? I love cakes like this, homemade , easy and delicious!! This Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake is a moist, thick and delicious chocolate chip cookie in the form of a cake. My little brother calls it “Chocolate Chip Cake of Magic and Happiness.” I do like it warm and melty, right out of the oven, but I must admit I really love it cold the next day. You know I’m mad for Chocolate Chip Cookies and cake (of course), so this is like the perfect marriage. By far the best cake with nuts I’ve ever made or had hands down. Soooooo GOOD! Thank you so much. Lol thanks. I halved this recipe for our family of three and per personal preference, omitted the cinnamon and sugar. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees (325 if using a glass pan). Used  half butter& half olive oil for the quantity of butter & a cup of curd for sour cream. Mine also baked a little longer, just 5 more mins in a glass pan. Hmmm I’ve never heard of a chocolate chip cake – I need to get out more. Recipe Source: from A. Marilyn and Monique G.Recipe originally published May 2009; updated Sept 2020 with new pictures, recipe notes, etc. My brother has been asking for a chocolate chip cake for a long time, and this totally fit the bill! Just recently made this recipe and everyone loved it!! Sorry! I used google and sub’d the sour cream for buttermilk. If there’s any hint of wet batter, continue baking for a few more minutes. This cake turned out great! I love cakes with sour cream because they are always fabulous and moist. I am also using a glass pan and its been in for 33 minutes,and still very runny in the middle. I was so paranoid I was going to over bake I may have taken it out before it was completely done even though I had it in for the prescribed amount of time. Off to bake another. You know I’ll be making this don’t you ?!! I’ll have to go make another lol. Yet there are a few tips to help your cake have the moist … Planning to make this for my daughter’s birthday, and I had a quick question! And I hope you liked the chicken tacos. Do you know if I could simply add cocoa powder to the batter to make it a chocolate chocolate chip cake? It was so easy, and so tender and delicious! Small Batch Soft and Fluffy Whole Wheat Bread, Whole Grain Banana Chocolate Chip Snack Cake, Brownie Batter Puppy Chow {or Muddy Buddies}, Easy Banh Mi Sandwiches {Vietnamese Meatball Sub, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies, http://allrecipes.com/howto/high-altitude-cake-baking/, 1 1/2 cups (11.25 ounces) granulated sugar, 10 tablespoons (5 ounces) butter, softened, 2 cups (12 ounces) chocolate chips, regular or mini (see note). Today I actually took it to a pot-luck and received rave reviews Thanks for a great, easy recipe . Hey Angela – maybe just try a dusting of granulated sugar and see how that goes! Had no issue with any sinking chocolate chips and I didn’t bother to coat them. Your website is my go to for any new recipe. I'm Mel! It is the first place I go when looking for recipes and I know if I have company over I can always count on your meals even if they are new to me. Obviously I could leave it out but would I still need some sugar? Dani – I don’t know, I’ve never frozen this. I have a Cupcake business out of my house where I cater and sell at the Farmers Market year round, keeps me crazy busy and my customers always look forward to trying a new flavor. YUM! Thanks for a good, easy recipe! although you had me at the word “cake,” the fact that cinnamon sugar is involved certainly doesn’t hurt. This looks great. I had a client request chocolate chip cake for their birthday…and can I just say…..I LOVE YOU!!!! I used milk chocolate chips. But you do you. You can make this cake as either a 3 layer 6 inch cake as pictured here OR a 2 layer 8 inch cake. While I was making your white chicken chili the other night, my roommate (under my watchful eye,as she is not the most experienced cook) was whipping this cake together. Thanks again for trying one of my recipes. Do you think it would work in a crock pot? {Ok, lying. I haven’t ever let them out, so you’ll have to experiment, but I think it would be ok. Mel, did you make this cake at high altitude or should I adjust for where I live in Colorado at 7600 feet? I wanna make it tomorrow and I don’t have sour cream or yogurt! The middle of the cake was still good, just extra moist! What kind of baking pan are you using? Add flour mixture and oat mixture; mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. I made two batches and baked them at the same time…. This is awesome!! I do admit to using cinnamon mini chips instead of chocolate. If you taste any, good luck stopping at just one little lick.}. The amounts I used were: 1 1/3 c. flour, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 1/4 tsp. Can I use regular set yogurt or stirred yogurt? Your email address will not be published. All of my recipes are developed using salted butter. Thanks! *Sometimes chocolate chips can sink to the bottom of a cake, which is why mini chocolate chips are recommended. It’s more cake than my family will be able to eat before it dries out, so next time I might try halving the recipe. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Found this recipe on Pintrest and had to try it. Will sooooo be making these again & again!! If I had to choose a favorite it would be The Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas, no wait, maybe Garlic Knots, or maybe…. I haven’t tried but I believe others have with good results. A chocolate-y coffee cake! P.S. I don’t bake a lot of cakes, but would love to master it. Thanks for sharing all of your yummy recipes and helping me teach and make memories with my kids in the kitchen. I have that problem a lot (Wasatch valley, 4500 ft). Will be great when the grandsons come over tomorrow. ★☆ ★☆ I was wondering if you’ve ever made it in a crock pot? It is usually a weight issue, where the chocolate chips are simply too heavy for the cake batter and sink as the cake bakes. Thanks for an amazing recipe! 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