Amazing Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake


This chocolate crockpot cake is incredibly moist and delicious, and it's so easy to make in your slow cooker. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

close up view of a slice of Chocolate Cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on a white plate
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 45 mins


  • cooking spray

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup milk

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 large eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 cup boiling water


  1. Spray the crock of a large slow cooker with cooking spray.

  2. Whisk sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl.

  3. Whisk milk, oil, eggs, and vanilla together in a medium bowl until well combined. Slowly whisk in boiling water. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until well combined; pour batter into the prepared slow cooker.

  4. Cover and cook on Low until cake has no wet spots on top and is pulling away from the sides of the crock, about 3 hours. Turn off slow cooker and let rest for 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

313 Calories
11g Fat
51g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 313
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 434mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 5g
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 145mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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