Favourite Recipe: Chocolate Kahlua Cake

There’s a very nice lady not too far from us that because of our work schedule, drives the 2 youngest kids to school when she takes her daughter. As an end of the year thank you, I’m baking her one of my favourite recipes. It’s rich, moist, delicious…..and not for the faint hearted calorie counters out there!



    4 eggs
    1 cup greek yogurt
    1/2 cup vegetable oil
    1/2 cup espresso (cold)
    3/4 cup Kahlua
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1 package Devil’s Food cake mix
    1 package Chocolate Fudge instant pudding mix (114g)

    3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)
    3/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 350F and depending on type of bundt pan, grease and dust with cocoa powder (read NOTE at bottom of link for type of baking pan I now use).

2. In a medium sized bowl, mix the first 5 ingredients.


3. In a large bowl, mix the next 3 ingredients. Add Kahlua mix, stirring until smooth.

3. Stir in optional ingredients if you wish to add them.

4. Bake for 50-60 minutes (dependant on type of pan used and oven. Check if done by inserting toothpick-if it comes out clean-remove from oven).


I don’t think this cake needs icing as it is extremely moist and full of flavour as it is. In the past I’ve added a dusting of cocoa powder or icing sugar when plated and ready to serve….it makes it that much more special 😉

Thank you Christina!

Thank you Christina!

An interesting read on Layer Cake wine.

About The Inspired Nester

Travel gives me inspiration, yet home needs to be a sanctuary. Live in what you love ♥
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