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  • Writer's pictureJessica Larit

Chocolate Cake Mini Loaves! "Holiday Edition"

This delicious dessert is perfect to serve at any holiday or birthday party! Homemade chocolate cake and frosting is seriously the BEST!! I love this recipe because every guest will have their own little cake. This easy to make recipe will yield 12 mini cakes. Happy Holidays!!! xo


-1/2 cup salted butter (melted)

-1 cup of oat milk (any milk will work)

-2 eggs

-1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

-1 cup of boiling water

-1 3/4 cups all purpose flour

-3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

-1 3/4 cup granulated sugar

-1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

-1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder



-1/4 cup salted butter (melted)

-1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

-1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

-3 tablespoons oat milk (any milk will work)

-1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Next Step:

-Preheat oven to 350 F and lightly butter a mini muffin pan.

-In a large bowl combine the flour and cocoa powder. Whisk to combine.

-Then add in the sugar, baking soda, and baking powder. Whisk.

-In a small microwave safe bowl melt the butter. Set aside to let cool for 3 minutes.

-Add the milk, eggs, and vanilla extract into the flour/cocoa powder mixture. Whisk to combine.

-Then add in the melted butter and continue to whisk.

-Lastly pour the boiling water in and whisk. (The batter will be very thin. Whisk until lumps are gone)

-Scoop 1/2 cup of batter into each mini muffin space in your pan. (This recipe should yield 12 mini chocolate cakes)

-Bake for 25 minutes.

-Take out and let cool completely.

-While the cakes are cooling, make the frosting.

-In a small bowl stir the melted butter and cocoa powder together.

-Add in 1/2 cup of powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon of oat milk. Mix with a hand mixer.

-Then add in another 1/2 cup of powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon of oat milk. Continue to mix.

-Repeat this step one more time. You will see the frosting come together.

-Lastly, mix in the vanilla extract.

-Once your mini cakes are cool, spread the frosting on top and sprinkle on your favorite holiday sprinkles!

-Serve and ENJOY!!!

*For more recipes, please visit my Instagram page @a.sprinkle.of.sweet

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