"This recipe is very moist and rich. I have also made it in loaf pans, and given it away for holidays." — v monte
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eggs, room temperature
2 1/4 cups
semisweet chocolate chips
Excellent recipe: moist as can be, and chocolatey. I used milk chocolate chips since I'm not a fan of semi sweet chocolate, and it came out terrific. This is a keeper.
Didn't care for it. Chocolate and apples didn't go together very well. The family dissapproved.
My grandmother has made this cocoa apple cake for years and years now and it's delicious! She got her recipe off the back of a bag a sugar. The only difference is that her recipe calls for 2 and 1/2 c flour and she finely dices the apple instead of grating it. It's wonderful and will always remind me of her. For some reason, nobody else in the family can make it quite as good as she can -must be that grandmotherly touch! We also freeze it and sometimes just cut a slice off straight from the freezer and eat it ... mmmmmm... this recipe is worth trying -it'll always be one of my treasures!
This recipe is definitely a keeper. Instead of half a cup of water I used a quarter cup of water and a quarter cup of rum. I also eliminated the allspice and doubled the cinnamon. I will definitely make this part of my holiday baking.
Any doubt this is the best cake? I won third place at the county fair with this cake on my very first try back in 1987...and first the next year.
I made this cake in a 9x13 pan by baking it at 350 for 45 minutes. It was indeed tasty and moist. It had a funny, spongy texture, though. The only changes I made were to use apple cider instead of water and use half margarine/half butter instead of all butter. I did not frost it because it was sweet enough with the mini chocolate morsels I added.
My kids and guest's loved this cake. I added a powdered sugar and vanilla glaze to give it a little shine.
This was amazing. I made a chocolate icing flavored with almond extract to ice cake with while warm and it was a great combo.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cocoa Apple Cake
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 134
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