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Homemade Robin Egg Chocolate Cake Recipe


This Homemade Robin Egg Chocolate Cake Recipe is so easy and perfect for Easter or a spring dessert! You're going to love this moist, delicious cake and how easy it is to decorate for a family dinner or baby shower.


Units Scale
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 tablespoons of Cocoa
  • 1/2 cup of Butter
  • 1 cup of Hot Water
  • 1/2 a cup of Buttermilk
  • 2 cups of Flour
  • 1 and 3/4 teaspoons of Baking Soda
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla
  • White Frosting
  • Blue Gel Food Coloring
  • 2 tablespoons of Cocoa
  • Water
  • Bristle Pastry Brush


  1. Start by adding your sugar, butter, cocoa and water to a large mixing bowl. Mix until combined.
  2. Add in buttermilk, flour, baking soda, eggs, and vanilla.
  3. Beat until well combined.
  4. Pour evenly into two well greased and floured, round pans.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6.  While the cake is cooling, add food coloring to icing and stir, until you achieve a robin egg blue. I started with 3 small dots and slowly added.
  7. Once your cake is cool, ice it with blue icing.
  8. In a small bowl add cocoa, and slowly add water until it is paint consistency.
  9. Dip your brush in and flick the mixture onto your cake to create a speckled effect.
  10. Serve and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: robin egg, robins egg cake, robins egg chocolate cake, homemade chocolate cake, from-scratch chocolate cake, easter cake, egg cake

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