Slow cooker chocolate cake: moist and gooey, it's so easy to make

This slow cooker cake is rich, chocolatey and delicious. Let it prepare itself while you get on with other tasks

Slow cooker cake
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Slow cooker cake might be one of our favourite discoveries. Not only does slow cooking your favourite baked good make them extra rich, chocolatey and delicious, they also require minimal effort to prepare – and you can get on with other jobs in the meantime. 

And this slow cooked chocolate cake is exactly what we all need this weekend. Eat it as a pudding, as a cake, or (we're not judging, especially if you're self-isolating) as a main course... 

And if you're trying to be healthy, this recipe uses a lot less sugar than many cake recipes, and it uses dark chocolate, which is actually quite a healthy ingredient. To make this chocolate beauty, keep scrolling...

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Slow cooker cake


  • Dark chocolate, powdered in a food processor, or dark chocolate powder, 100 grams
  • Plain flour, 150 grams
  • Plain Greek yoghurt, 200 grams
  • Sugar, two to four tablespoons, to taste
  • A teaspoon of melted butter, plus a little extra for greasing
  • A teaspoon of baking soda


1. Grease the inner bowl of your slow cooker with butter. 

2. In a mixing bowl, combine the chocolate, yoghurt, and sugar, mix together well.

3. Fold in the flour gradually to avoid lumps. 

4. Add the melted butter and baking soda.

5. Pour the mixture into the slow cooker bowl. Cook on low for three hours. Serve with cream or ice cream.