Easy Chocolate Cake w/ Marshmallow Frosting Recipe

Easy Chocolate Cake w/ Marshmallow Frosting Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credit: Adam Ragusea via YouTube


We can all agree that chocolate cake is a timeless and delicious pastry that can fit any occasion and is loved by both kids and adults alike. But if you want to take your chocolate cake to another level of goodness, then you might want to try topping it with a light and creamy marshmallow frosting that is so yummy you wouldn’t want to stop eating it.


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Making this cake isn’t as difficult as you may think as long as you follow the easy steps down below, if you want more details, check out this video tutorial by Adam Ragusea on YouTube. I’m sure that you can make this cake perfectly even on your first try and that you’ll love it up to the last bite. You can also top this cake with nuts, chocolate chips, dried fruits, or anything that you want.

Ingredients for Chocolate Cake w/ Marshmallow Frosting:


  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1½ cups of cocoa powder
  • chocolate bar, chopped into small pieces
  • 1½ cups of sugar + a dab of molasses
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil
  • 8 ounces of sour cream
  • eggs
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of flour
  • ½ tsp of baking soda
  • ½ tsp of baking powder
  • ½ tsp of salt


  • 4 eggwhites
  • ½ tsp of cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp of cornstarch
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • ½ cup of water
  • A squeeze of corn syrup
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract

How to Make Chocolate Cake w/ Marshmallow Frosting:

Step 1

Place a large saucepan on a stove over medium-high heat, then add the milk, and bring it to a boil. Remove it from the heat, then add the cocoa powder while whisking consistently, and let the mixture cool down. After a few minutes, add the sugar, molasses, oil, sour cream, vanilla, and eggs, then give them a whisk until combined, and then add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and chopped chocolate.

Step 2

Whisk everything until evenly combined, then pour the batter evenly into 2 cake pans greased with nonstick cooking spray and lined with parchment paper at the bottom. Place them in a preheated oven and allow them to bake at 350°F for about 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted at the center comes out clean.

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Step 3

Remove the cakes from the oven, then place them on the counter, and allow them to cool thoroughly before unmolding. In a large mixing bowl, add the egg whites, cornstarch, and cream of tartar, then beat them until soft peaks form, and set the mixture aside. Get a small saucepan, then add in the water, sugar, and corn syrup, and give them a good mix to combine.

Step 4

Turn on the heat to high, then bring the mixture to a boil until it reaches a temperature of 240-245°F, and slowly pour it into the egg white mixture while beating consistently. Add the vanilla and keep beating to combine, then let the meringue cool for a few minutes, and frost the cake with it. Top with some sprinkles if desired, then serve, and enjoy!

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Image credit: Adam Ragusea via YouTube

Easy Chocolate Cake W_ Marshmallow Frosting Recipe

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Easy Chocolate Cake w/ Marshmallow Frosting Recipe

Easy Chocolate Cake W_ Marshmallow Frosting Recipe

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