Dark Chocolate & Strawberry Bundt Cake

This is an incredibly moist dark chocolate olive oil cake, flavored with a touch of espresso and topped with chocolate glaze and fresh strawberries. This is a classic cake that is sure to be the perfect centerpiece for any family gathering! Enjoy! Recipe by Emily Laurae.

Dark Chocolate & Strawberry Bundt Cake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bundt cake, cake
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Yield: 12 Slices
Calories: 415kcal

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  • Bundt Cake Pan


Chocolate Bundt Cake

  • 1 ⅔ cups all-purpose flour
  • cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp sugar
  • cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • cup olive oil
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp hot water
  • 2 fl.oz. hot espresso

Chocolate Glaze

  • ¾ cup dark chocolate melted
  • ½ cup powdered sugar

Strawberry Topping

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries


Bundt cake

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease Bundt pan using a baking spray with flour.
  • Add dry ingredients to a large bowl and whisk together to combine.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together buttermilk, olive oil, vanilla and eggs.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, whisking to combine.
  • Incorporate hot water and espresso to the wet ingredients, whisking until everything is incorporated.
  • Pour cake batter into prepared pan – make sure not to overfill. The Bundt pan should be no more than 2/3 of the way full.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted.
  • Let the cake cool in the Bundt pan for 15 minutes before inverting onto a cooling rack.

Chocolate Glaze

  • Using a small whisk, combine chocolate and powdered sugar and mix until smooth.


  • Once the cake has completely cooled, drizzle glaze on top and add strawberries before serving!


Serving: 1  Slice | Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 140mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin C: 14mg

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