Chocolate Deluxe High Ratio Cake Recipe

Category: Bakery Recipes

This decadent chocolate deluxe cake is an easy and delicious high ratio cake. Perfect for blocks, bars and sheets.
The recipe makes approximately 9.9kg of cake batter.


  • 1.43kg Eggs
  • 1.9kg Water
  • Vanilla Essence to taste
  • 1.145kg High-Ratio Cake Shortening
  • 2kg High-Ratio Cake Flour
  • 285g Cocoa
  • 105g Baking Powder
  • 285g Milk Powder
  • 2.76kg Castor Sugar
  • 45g Salt
  • 10g Bicarb Soda


  • Heat oven to 182ºC (360ºF).
  • Mix eggs, water and vanilla essence until combined.
  • Add the shortening and mix.
  • In another bowl sieve together flour, cocoa, baking powder, milk powder, castor sugar, salt and bicarb.
  • Bring the shortening mix and flour mix together on a low speed.
  • Scrape down the bowl and mix for 3 minutes on a medium speed to aerate the batter.
  • Bake until cake rises and a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.