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Homemade Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe.

Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake made from scratch with dark chocolate cocoa powder and greek yogurt. Easy chocolate cake with chocolate sauce!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 Slices
Author Jenn


Cake Batter

  • 2 ¼ Cups (281 g) Cake Flour sifted
  • ¾ Cup (64 g) Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Kosher Salt
  • 16 Tbsp Unsalted Butter softened
  • 1.5 Cups (330 g) Light Brown Sugar
  • ½ Cup (100 g) Granulated Sugar
  • ¾ Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 6 Eggs

Chocolate Sauce

  • 3 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • ½ Cup (60 g) Powdered Sugar
  • 4-5 Tbsp Whole Milk


  • Prepare Bundt Pan with baking Spray and Preheat Oven to 325 F
  • In a medium bowl, sift flour and cocoa powder, then hand whisk together adding in baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of stand mixer or large bowl with hand mixer, cream together sugars and softened butter. Using paddle attachment on medium speed.
  • Add greek yogurt and vanilla to creamed butter and sugar. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl as needed.
  • Add one egg at a time and mix until incorporated.
  • Next, spoon in cocoa and flour mixture while mixing at medium low speed.
  • Scrape bottom and sides of bowl as needed Until everything is incorporated and smooth.
  • Pour cake batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake on middle to lowest rack for 45-60 minutes until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Let cake cool in pan on a wire rack completely before inverting and removing cake from pan.

Chocolate Sauce

  • In a small bowl hand whisk together ingredients. Add more powdered sugar a ¼ Cup at a time to thicken and milk 1 Tbsp at a time to thin. Pour chocolate sauce onto sliced cake.