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Boozy Chocolate Liqueur cake slice.

Boozy Chocolate Liqueur Cake (So Easy)

This boozy chocolate liqueur cake is the definition of decadence. Your new favorite chocolate cake recipe for special occasions!
Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine American, Russian
Keyword Chocolate Cake recipe, chocolate liqueur cake
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 609kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


Chocolate Cake Cream

Decorating & Soaking

  • 1 cup milk for soaking
  • 1/2 cup Irish cream liqueur for soaking
  • 1 shaved chocolate bar for decorating


  • Bake one chocolate sponge cake in a 7 to 9 inch pan.
    Chocolate sponge cake in a pan
  • Allow the cake to completely cool and slice it into three evenly-thick layers.
    A cake layer cut into 3 pieces horizontally
  • To make the soaking cream, combine milk and liqueur together. Use a spoon, pastry brush or squirt bottle to saturate each layer with the soaking cream.
    Chocolate cake slices soaking.
  • Melt the semi-sweet chocolate chips in the microwave, stirring them every 10-15 seconds until silky smooth. Using a stand or hand mixer, beat the melted chocolate, softened butter, and condensed milk together until well-combined.
    Chocolate butter and condensed milk in a mixing bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the very cold heavy whipping cream until it reaches soft peaks. Fold in the chocolatey butter mixture with a spatula.
    Chocolate mixture added to heavy whipping cream.
  • To assemble the cake, place the first cake layer on a plate or cake stand. Spread on a layer of cake cream. Repeat until you run out of cake layers.
    Cream added to layers of cake.
  • Using the remaining cream, decorate the outside of the cake. Dust sides of the cake with shaved chocolate. Enjoy!
    Boozy Chocolate Liqueur cake on a cake stand.


Calories: 609kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 210mg | Potassium: 329mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 1203IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 2mg