Crazy Cake - Dense Chocolate Cake & Chocolate Icing

"Growing up this was my favorite chocolate cake. Its a very dense, moist cake, and so delicious! This recipe is correct, it doesn't contain the normal suspects when making a cake! Love it because everyone has these ingredients on hand!"

Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (169.1 g)
  • Calories 558.2
  • Total Fat - 25.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 11.2 mg
  • Sodium - 271.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 81.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.2 g
  • Sugars - 50.6 g
  • Protein - 8 g
  • Calcium - 45 mg
  • Iron - 2.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 2

Blend all ingredients together with a mixer.

Step 3

Pour into a greased 9x13 pan and bake for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool before icing.

Step 4

If you are using the icing: In a medium sauce pan, bring sugar, milk and butter to a boil, remove from heat and stir in the chocolate chips. Stir until melted and blended well. You can add chopped nuts at this point if you want to use them. Ice the cooled cake.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



I have made this cake for several occasions and it is always enjoyed! Love the real cake texture of these old fashioned cakes!

review by:
(5 Aug 2019)


Five stars all the way, this was delicious so moist and chocolaty, thank you Dissie we loved this cake!

review by:
(26 Apr 2013)


Everyone loved this cake, the cake was moist and chocolatey just the way a cake should be, I'm making this again next week to take to a friend, thank you for your wonderful cake recipe!

review by:
(7 Apr 2013)