Simple 6-ingredient chocolate and raspberry cake

Nov 15, 2020
This mouthwatering cake is the perfect simple dessert! Source: Getty.

This easy chocolate and raspberry cake might use a few shortcuts but it doesn’t impact the end product at all. In fact, the delicious flavour is just as good as as the traditional recipe!

With just a handful of quick, easy and super budget-friendly ingredients, you’ll instantly fall in love with this last-minute wonder. Serve it up alongside a warm cuppa for afternoon tea and you’ll be happy as Larry!


  • 125g fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 370g packet rich chocolate cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • cocoa powder, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease and line a 20cm (base) round cake pan.
  2. Mash raspberries with a fork. Set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer, beat cake mix, eggs, sour cream and milk until just combined. Increase speed to medium and beat for 2 minutes.
  4. Spoon mixture into prepared cake pan. Drop spoonfuls of raspberries over cake. Using a knife, swirl berries through mixture.
  5. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Turn onto a wire rack. Dust with cocoa to serve.

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