Chris Makes Easy Chocolate Cake | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 09 December 2019
  • Join Chris Morocco in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as he makes easy chocolate cake. If you've got a bowl, a cheap hand mixer, and a couple of measuring cups, you can make this rich, chocolatey cake. Got a lot of birthdays on the horizon? You can pre-mix batches of the dry ingredients together, store them in airtight containers for up to three months, and be ready to celebrate at a moments notice with your own DIY cake mix.
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  • roberto ochoa
    roberto ochoa  11 hours back

    Did he just grab the cake out of the oven barehand? Lol

    • Zela Morre
      Zela Morre  23 hours back

      All that intro told me is that Chris hardcore judged his wife for making a mess while trying to make his birthday special.

      • ilovellamas
        ilovellamas  24 hours back

        make this vegan and i’m down chris

        • thelonious monk
          thelonious monk  2 days back

          i used mostly dark brown sugar and a little bit of normal brown and a soupcon of caster because i didnt have generic sugar and it was amazing also used 44% dark choc chips for topping, wasn't as pretty contrast in aesthetic but so delish. Looking forward to making it again with correct ingredients.

          • Luci Belén Buong
            Luci Belén Buong  2 days back

            (Not that everyone cares but) I’m gonna do a Frankenstein cake, half Chris’ cake half Rick’s pudding chocolate cake

            • Eesha Meattle
              Eesha Meattle  2 days back

              Absolutely delicious and so easy to make. I used coconut oil, and the cake turned out moist, not-too-sweet, with a wonderful crumb. This might be my new go-to for chocolate cake.
              Thanks, Chris! (Also loved the story behind the recipe♥️)

              • Nf8hoang
                Nf8hoang  2 days back

                “no offense claire”

                • thelonious monk
                  thelonious monk  3 days back

                  first proper birthday cake i've made that i can remember and it was iconic and so yum thanks for making my mums birthday yummier i also call my mum Kat so thats cool

                  • thelonious monk
                    thelonious monk  3 days back

                    i also kept a clean kitchen on the day thanks to Chris's grievances which are both very specific to him and completely universal.

                • Phumelele Mzimela
                  Phumelele Mzimela  3 days back

                  How long in the oven and at what temp???

                  • Quinzy Nachappa
                    Quinzy Nachappa  3 days back

                    I made this today for a friend's birthday and it turned out perfectly! Amazing and tasted delicious! :)

                    • -abc- -
                      -abc- -  3 days back

                      wow what a sassy guy.

                      • Katie M
                        Katie M  4 days back

                        I died when he pulled out the already-baked cake after putting his second batch in the oven 😂 Chris ain't playing games

                        • Alexjandro Ceron
                          Alexjandro Ceron  4 days back

                          Wait.. Chris Morocco is a heterosexual? ! 🤯

                          • Bob thot
                            Bob thot  4 days back

                            How much cocoa do you put in?

                            • lynluu
                              lynluu  5 days back

                              I agree with Brad! Those servings are HUGE!

                              • S. Kaiyisah
                                S. Kaiyisah  5 days back

                                Why do everyone suprise when Chris said he has a wife ?? 🤣 He is a soft spoken person .

                                • J. S.
                                  J. S.  5 days back

                                  OF COURSE Brad is a brewer... lol

                                  • Chocolate Souljah
                                    Chocolate Souljah  7 days back

                                    And all along I thought I was the only person who had "least favorite kitchen tasks" and stripping thyme leaves and sifting are on my list as well! 2:41

                                    • RandomPsychic
                                      RandomPsychic  7 days back

                                      you would not last two seconds in the wild...

                                      • peach princess
                                        peach princess  1 weeks back

                                        Chris, do can you use coconut oil instead of veg oil?

                                        • 2017
                                          2017  1 weeks back

                                          One handed egg crack.
                                          Hit on flat surface, bring thumb into egg centre.
                                          You can now double down on your egg cracking.

                                          • Aida Pepushi
                                            Aida Pepushi  1 weeks back

                                            I love this man

                                            • Dimithar Dimitrov
                                              Dimithar Dimitrov  1 weeks back

                                              Chris was so proud of his simple cake you can imagine Claire in the corner being like "am I a joke to you" 😂

                                              • Camila Rosas
                                                Camila Rosas  1 weeks back

                                                Could I sub cocoa for matcha powder?

                                                • David Esparza
                                                  David Esparza  1 weeks back

                                                  My wife made this tonight, it was so good I wanted to kiss Morocco in the mouth for making this video.

                                                  • Michelle Woods
                                                    Michelle Woods  1 weeks back

                                                    It's official... Brad is not a human being just like my father. Anyone that don't like chocolate anything r nuts!

                                                    • fatima nauman
                                                      fatima nauman  1 weeks back

                                                      You forgot to mention the amount of cocoa powder. ..

                                                      • Kraven Doomhammmer
                                                        Kraven Doomhammmer  2 weeks back

                                                        Just use a sharp knife point to mark the paper instead of a pen

                                                        • taniesha jones
                                                          taniesha jones  2 weeks back

                                                          Pen. Side. Down.

                                                          • Mom of Two Kids
                                                            Mom of Two Kids  2 weeks back


                                                            • J Nicole M
                                                              J Nicole M  2 weeks back

                                                              Chris has a wife??? Uh, now I'm really confused.

                                                              • Kebab with extra garlic mayo

                                                                I tried the recipe, wouldn't recommend it, was very moist but it smelled and tasted like sunflower oil, also the flavor tasted a bit like the box cakes i can buy, needs more depth of flavor.

                                                                • Jenny Tolls
                                                                  Jenny Tolls  2 weeks back

                                                                  I thought he liked men.

                                                                  • Angelicylime
                                                                    Angelicylime  2 weeks back

                                                                    Hope you gave Vogue Taiwan permission to repost your video.

                                                                    • toomuchwanderlust
                                                                      toomuchwanderlust  2 weeks back

                                                                      Just made this today, it's so good!! In the UK I think bicarb and baking powder are quite similar so he rose a LOT but was still very tasty, I recommend :)

                                                                      • Hannah Elisabeth
                                                                        Hannah Elisabeth  2 weeks back

                                                                        But what temperature do you bake on?

                                                                        • MrFreeForAll25
                                                                          MrFreeForAll25  2 weeks back

                                                                          Hannah Elisabeth 325 for 40-50 minutes. When in doubt the recipe link is usually in the description.

                                                                      • Siti Abd Rashid
                                                                        Siti Abd Rashid  2 weeks back

                                                                        Ohhh i want this

                                                                        • Michelle Akpatri
                                                                          Michelle Akpatri  3 weeks back

                                                                          Baked this cake today! Totally loved it! Amazing and a simple recipe!

                                                                          • Alexander Bertallo
                                                                            Alexander Bertallo  3 weeks back

                                                                            Well done...

                                                                            • Brooque613
                                                                              Brooque613  3 weeks back

                                                                              lol Chris is so cute

                                                                              • Preethi Muthyala
                                                                                Preethi Muthyala  3 weeks back

                                                                                Frosting had too much cream cheese for me, making it too tangy, cutting it to 2 oz made it more balanced

                                                                                • HiThere
                                                                                  HiThere  3 weeks back

                                                                                  I've never had a chocolate cream cheese frosting before but have always wanted to try it but didn't have a recipe I trusted however I trust Chris the Super-Taster so I will definitely be making this very soon.

                                                                                  • MrFreeForAll25
                                                                                    MrFreeForAll25  2 weeks back

                                                                                    HiThere as someone who recently made this, be aware of the frosting, as the cream cheese can make it a bit tangy, and if you don’t like that, you may have to either adjust it or use a different frosting recipe. Cake was good, though.

                                                                                • Serine Haugsness
                                                                                  Serine Haugsness  3 weeks back

                                                                                  Just watch 37K chocolate cakes show up in the BA test kitchen mailroom on Chris' birthday this year. hahaha! (Please record this if it happens :) )

                                                                                  • Anahi Velez
                                                                                    Anahi Velez  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Gabby running for cake is my daily mood

                                                                                    • SAM
                                                                                      SAM  3 weeks back

                                                                                      the thing is, i never know when to stop whisking 😂

                                                                                      • karam faiz
                                                                                        karam faiz  3 weeks back

                                                                                        10:58 Chris BE CAREFUL WITH THAT CAKE

                                                                                        • plankton50
                                                                                          plankton50  3 weeks back

                                                                                          "Give me the chocolate cake, with the chocolate frosting, and I'm so happy" Chris Morocco

                                                                                          • Amanda Palmer
                                                                                            Amanda Palmer  3 weeks back

                                                                                            chris is always lowkey so funny