Delicious Chocolate Almond Cake Recipe for Dessert Lovers!

Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce to you a delectable dessert that will exceed your expectations. Say hello to the Chocolate Chip Almond Cake Recipe – a perfect blend of semisweet chocolate chips and almond flavor.

My name is the articulative assistant, and I am here to guide you through how to make this fantastic recipe that is not only delicious but also easy to make.

You don’t have to be a professional baker to create this beauty; with just a few ingredients and simple steps, this tasty cake will be ready in no time. The Chocolate Chip Almond Cake Recipe is perfect for any occasion, from birthday parties to family gatherings. Trust me, it’s going to put smiles on everyone’s faces.

So without further ado, let’s get down to making this delightful treat that’s set to bring joy and happiness to your taste buds.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Chocolate Chip Almond Cake
Chocolate Chip Almond Cake

Fellow baking enthusiasts, I’m here to convince you that this Chocolate Chip Almond Cake Recipe is one of the best cake recipes out there. With a combination of almond paste, almond flour, and chocolate chips, every bite promises to be creamy, nutty and satisfying in all the right ways.

Firstly, let’s talk texture. The mixture of almond paste and flour creates a moist crumb that is positively addicting. The addition of baking soda and powder gives it a lift that is light yet substantial. And let’s not forget the chocolate chips- their salty crunch ensures an unexpected twist at every bite.

Secondly, versatility. This cake pairs well with so many different desserts and even drinks! Whether you’re serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, alongside a fresh fruit salad, or simply with a hot cup of coffee or tea, this cake is sure to impress.

Finally, it’s just plain delicious. It’s the perfect dessert for any occasion – whether it’s for a special occasion like a birthday or just as an everyday treat after dinner. It’s hard not to fall in love with the contrast of the subtle nutty flavor and richness of the chocolate chips.

So trust me when I say this recipe will soon become one of your favorites- I love to bake this cake whenever the opportunity arises!

Ingredient List

 A heavenly slice of moist and fluffy chocolate chip almond cake
A heavenly slice of moist and fluffy chocolate chip almond cake

Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make Chocolate Chip Almond Cake:
Dry Ingredients:

  • Flour: 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Almond Flour: 1 cup almond flour
  • Baking Powder: 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Baking Soda: 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Salt: 1/2 teaspoon salt

Wet Ingredients:

  • Unsalted Butter: 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • Sugar: 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Brown Sugar: 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • Eggs: 4 large eggs
  • Almond Paste: 1 (7 oz) container almond paste
  • Milk: 1/2 cup milk


  • Chocolate Chips: 1 and 1/2 cups Chocolate chips or chopped baking chocolate

For the topping:

  • Confectioners’ Sugar for dusting

The Recipe How-To

 The perfect combination of rich chocolate and nutty almonds
The perfect combination of rich chocolate and nutty almonds

Prepare the Ingredients

Before starting, I recommend preparing all your ingredients so that you can follow the recipe more easily. This makes the actual baking process less hectic and allows for a smoother workflow. In this recipe, make sure to preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) so that it is ready when you are.

Melt the Chocolate and Butter

Begin by melting 10 oz of baking chocolate and 2 sticks of unsalted butter together in a double boiler. You can use a microwave or stovetop for this process if you don’t have a double boiler. Once melted, set aside to cool while you prepare the other ingredients.

Mix the Dry and Wet Ingredients Separately

In two separate bowls, mix together the dry ingredients (1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup almond flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon salt) and the wet ingredients (3 large eggs at room temperature and 1 cup light brown sugar) using an electric mixer or whisk.

Combine the Wet and Dry Mixtures

Slowly add the dry mixture into the wet mixture while mixing continuously until there are no visible lumps. Add 1/2 cup almond paste, which will give your cake a nuttier flavor, and mix well.

Add in Chocolate Chips

Once well combined, fold in 2 cups of chocolate chips into the batter with caution so that they are evenly distributed throughout the batter.

Bake and Cool for Serving

Pour your batter into a greased or parchment-lined bundt pan and bake at 350°F (175°C) for about 50-55 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the cake. Once done, let it cool completely before serving. Dust the top with some confectioners’ sugar before serving for added sweetness.

With these steps complete, your delicious Chocolate Chip Almond Cake is now ready to be consumed!

Substitutions and Variations

 Indulge in a sweet and crunchy crust of almond slices
Indulge in a sweet and crunchy crust of almond slices

If you’re feeling adventurous and want to mix things up a bit, there are a few substitutions and variations you can try with this chocolate chip almond cake recipe. Here are some ideas:

– Gluten-Free: If you’re on a gluten-free diet, you can substitute the all-purpose flour with almond flour or another gluten-free flour of your choice. Be aware that this may affect the texture and taste of the cake, so be sure to adjust baking time and measurements as needed.

– Dark Chocolate: If you prefer a richer chocolate flavor in your cake, you can use baking chocolate with a higher percentage of cocoa solids. This will give your cake a more intense chocolate flavor.

– Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips: If you don’t have any milk chocolate chips on hand or simply prefer semi-sweet chocolate, you can use those instead. Keep in mind that their stronger flavor may alter the overall taste of the cake.

– Almond Paste: If you can’t find almond paste or would rather not use it, you can leave it out entirely or substitute it with more almond flour.

– Loaf Cake: Instead of making a traditional round cake, try making this recipe into a loaf cake instead. Simply adjust baking times and measurements as needed.

– Personalized Toppings: If the plain appearance of this cake doesn’t quite do it for you, why not add some personalized toppings? Sprinkle confectioners’ sugar over the top for added sweetness or even add sliced almonds to your liking to give your creation that special touch.

Remember that these substitutions and variations may affect the overall flavor and texture of your cake, so be sure to experiment beforehand if possible for your desired outcome.

Serving and Pairing

 Savor every bite of this delectable dessert
Savor every bite of this delectable dessert

Once you have baked your delectable chocolate chip almond cake, it’s time to indulge in the mouth-watering confection you’ve created.

The sweetness of the chocolate chips and confectioners’ sugar perfectly complements the nutty flavors of the almond paste and almond flour in the cake. This is why I recommend serving this cake as a dessert dish. It is so irresistibly sweet that it works well as a celebratory treat for any special occasion.

Pair this cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for added richness and flavor. A cup of coffee or tea will also complement this decadent dessert nicely.

For those who wish to add an extra twist to their cake, adding raspberry jam between the layers would make it even more delightful.

You can also cut this cake into small pieces and serve them as bite-sized treats at your next party, to make sure everyone gets a taste of heaven.

So go ahead, treat yourself! Savor every bite and enjoy every moment of pure bliss that this chocolate chip almond cake brings.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Treat yourself to a guilt-free sweet delight
Treat yourself to a guilt-free sweet delight

If you’re anything like me, you love the convenience of being able to make a large batch of something and have it on hand whenever the craving strikes. Luckily, this chocolate chip almond cake is easy to make-ahead and store for later consumption.

To make ahead: If you want to prepare the cake entirely in advance, simply follow the recipe instructions until step 7 (baking the cake). Once your cake has cooled completely, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil before placing it in an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

To store: If you’ve already baked the entire cake and have leftovers to store, don’t worry. You can keep it fresh by wrapping it tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil, or placing it in an airtight container for up to 5 days in the fridge. You could also slice the cake into individual servings and wrap them separately for convenient grab-and-go snacks.

To reheat: When you’re ready to enjoy a slice, remove it from the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature for about 30 minutes before serving. Alternatively, if you prefer a warm slice of cake, try reheating it in the oven at 350°F for about 5 minutes. Anothereasy way is to microwave each slice for about 15 seconds will do the trick.

Tip: Before storing your cake, dust some confectioners’ sugar over top for an extra special touch!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Mouthwatering chocolate chips peeking from every corner of the cake
Mouthwatering chocolate chips peeking from every corner of the cake

Achieving perfect results when baking this Chocolate Chip Almond Cake recipe is not difficult, but it does require following some important tips. Below are some recommendations that will help you create a delicious and moist cake that will be the perfect dessert for any occasion.

Firstly, make sure to follow the recipe measurements accurately. Baking is very precise, so even minor mistakes can have significant effects on the final result. Ensure that you use the specified amount of each ingredient and pay attention to the sequence in which they should be added.

Secondly, use good quality ingredients. Using fresh and high-quality ingredients affects the taste of the cake significantly. Ensure that the almond paste is of good quality, and the chocolate chips are made with pure ingredients without artificial flavors or preservatives.

In addition, using room temperature ingredients will make a difference in how smooth your batter is, and how evenly it bakes. It’s essential to take the time to allow your eggs, milk, butter, or other dairy ingredients to reach room temperature before starting to prepare your batter.

It’s crucial not to over mix the batter as well; else, you’ll end up with dry and tough cake. Mix until all ingredients are well combined only.

Finally, remember to preheat your oven correctly; anything too hot or too low makes a difference. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for best results. This temperature suits most ovens to give your cake enough time to rise evenly and bake through without burning.

By following these tips when baking this Chocolate Chip Almond Cake recipe, you’ll achieve impressive and reliably delicious results every time – much like a true seasoned baker!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this Chocolate Chip Almond Cake recipe is the perfect treat for any occasion. It’s easy to make, has a deliciously moist texture, and is packed full of sweet chocolate chips and nutty almond flavor that will leave you craving more. Plus, with variations and substitutions available, you can adjust the recipe to your preferences and dietary restrictions.

Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a novice in the kitchen, this Chocolate Chip Almond Cake recipe is sure to impress your family and friends. So why not give it a try? You won’t be disappointed!

Chocolate Chip Almond Cake

Chocolate Chip Almond Cake Recipe

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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Bakery
Keyword: < 4 Hours, Brunch, Dessert, For Large Groups, Fruit, Kosher, Nuts, Potluck
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Calories: 272.2kcal


  • 7 ounces almond paste, grated
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 5 large eggs, room temperature divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips or 5 ounces finely chopped baking chocolate
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • confectioners' sugar, garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Grease and flour a 9x9 inch baking pan.
  • Add almond paste, sugar and butter to a bowl.
  • Mix until combined.
  • Beat on high for 3 minutes.
  • Add 4 of the eggs (one at a time), beating well between each addition.
  • Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
  • Add chips or chopped chocolate, to flour and toss.
  • Add flour mixture to egg mixture, alternately with milk.
  • Gently fold together until combined.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and wipe out mixing bowl.
  • In same bowl beat almonds, brown sugar and remaining egg until egg is frothy.
  • Spread on top of cake.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until cake springs back when gently pressed with finger.
  • Cool cake on rack.
  • Dust with confectionary sugar if desired.

Your Own Notes


Serving: 60g | Calories: 272.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.2g | Protein: 5.2g | Fat: 15.2g | Saturated Fat: 6.2g | Cholesterol: 82.4mg | Sodium: 125.4mg | Fiber: 1.7g | Sugar: 22.1g

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