Mexican Chocolate Cake - Mexican Recipes

Mexican Chocolate Cake – Mexican Recipes

A delicious Mexican style chocolate cake.


  • 113g butter
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 cups unsifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour milk (buttermilk)
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine margarine, oil, cocoa, and water in a saucepan. Heat the cocoa until it melts.

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, sugar, milk, eggs, cinnamon, and vanilla. Then add it to the first mixture and mix everything together.

Pour the mixture into a greased baking pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

5 minutes before the cake is done, prepare the frosting. Let cake cool before covering with glaze.

chocolate glaze


  • 113g butter
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • Powdered sugar (trace amount) 480g
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


Combine butter, cocoa, and milk in a saucepan. Heat until bubbles form around the edges. Remove from heat.

Add vanilla and walnuts. Add sugar little by little to taste. Pour slowly over the cake.

Garnish with walnut halves.

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