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Steamed Chocolate Cake

I’ve seen this from other food/recipe bloggers before and I was amazed.. moist and soft chocolate cake without using an! How I wish that I knew this way, way back..*sigh*.

This cake is really easy to make (of course it is or I would not have bothered) and expect a delicious cake at the end, you may use your favorite frosting to serve or simply dust it with powdered sugar on top or turn it into a beautifully decorated 2-layer cake, your call. I just want it simply with a fudge frosting..

I have a can of dulce de leche that is beginning to crystallized, I heated it up with some grated chocolate and just poured it on top of chocolate cake..yum!

Steamed Chocolate Cake: The Making 😋

melt butter in a pan, add oil, sugar and stir until melted; add beaten eggs

add in flour mixture and mix well ( sorry for the blurry pic)

pour into a lined and greased pan, cover loosely with foil and steam

Meanwhile make the frosting…

..after about 45 min.. yay! cake’s done

invert into a wire rack to cool

pour in frosting once the cake has completely cooled.  Enjoy! Have a great weekend!! 🙂

Steamed Chocolate Cake

A light and airy chocolate cake you can make without using an oven. Serve it plain or with your favorite frosting.
5 from 1 vote
Course Sweets, Sweets and Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people



  • Line and grease a 8 or 9 inch baking pan and set aside.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan, add oil, evaporated milk and sugar.
  • Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Take off fire and slightly cool, add the beaten eggs and stir until well mixed.
  • Heat up the steamer.
  • Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda into a large mixing bowl.
  • Fold flour mixture into the egg mixture. (or the other way around, it doesn't make any difference)
  • Mix well until there are no more lumps.
  • Pour into the prepared pan and place into the steamer and cover the top of the pan loosely with a piece of aluminium foil.
  • Steam over medium heat for 45 mins.
  • Cool the cake for about 10 minutes in the pan before turning out onto a wire rack.
  • Completely cool before adding your favorite frosting.
  • Heat dulce de leche and chocolate in a double boiler or a heavy bottomed pan over low heat.
  • When chocolate is completely melted, stir well and let cool before using.


The dulce de leche frosting is a bit runny and heavy at the same time like a soft fudge and forms a crust on top; not good for piping or decorations.
Keyword chocolate cake recipe, how to bake a chocolate cake, how to bake steamed chocolate cake, steamed chocolate cake, steamed chocolate cake recipe
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