Death-By-Chocolate Cake Recipe

Posted by
Rate It!
Death-By-Chocolate Cake
Add your photo!


  • 2 1/4 cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar , sifted
  • 5 tbsp cream or 5 tbsp evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup baker's cocoa powder , sifted


  1. For the Cake: Sift flour, baking soda, and salt together. Heat chocolate and milk in the top of a double boiler until chocolate melts. Add brown sugar and beat until smooth. Cool and add vanilla extract.
  2. In another bowl,cream shortening with sugar until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each is added.
  3. Add sifted dry ingredients and cooled chocolate mixture alternately in small amounts, beating well after each addition.
  4. Pour into greased pans and bake at 350 degrees ferhenhite for 30 to 35 minutes or until knife comes out clean. Makes 3 9 layers.
  5. For frosting: Sifted sugar and cocoa together, set aside. Cream the butter. Add remaining ingredients and continue creaming until mixture is well blended and fluffy.
  6. Assembly: Smooth frosting between each 9 layer and on the top of the cake also. Smooth remaining frosting around outside.
  7. Hull and halve the strawberries.
  8. Melt seperately the white and milk chocolate. Dip each strawberry half first in the milk, than the white chocolate. Set aside to dry on wax paper.
  9. Once dry, place at intervals around top and bottom of cake.
  10. Melt dark chocolate and drizzle over the whole cake. Let chill in the fridge for about an hour or as many as five.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1447.77 Kcal (6062 kJ)
Calories from fat 566.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 62.93g 97%
Cholesterol 153.88mg 51%
Sodium 497.33mg 21%
Potassium 376.94mg 8%
Total Carbs 220.52g 74%
Sugars 208.37g 833%
Dietary Fiber 4.46g 18%
Protein 8.77g 18%
Vitamin C 23.9mg 40%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 173mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 323.46 Kcal (1354 kJ)
Calories from fat 126.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.06g 97%
Cholesterol 34.38mg 51%
Sodium 111.12mg 21%
Potassium 84.22mg 8%
Total Carbs 49.27g 74%
Sugars 46.55g 833%
Dietary Fiber 1g 18%
Protein 1.96g 18%
Vitamin C 5.3mg 40%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 0.7mg 18%
Calcium 38.7mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
Search recipes
by ingredients
Construct & Analyze
Your Recipe

Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 33.4
  • 41

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

Share Recipe

Get Your Recipe of Health!
Follow RecipeOfHealth on Facebook!
Scroll to top