Triple Chocolate Molasses Bundt Cake + GIVEAWAY!!!

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I am so excited to share today’s post with you all! Two reasons: amazing cake and cake stand giveaway!!

December is a month of sharing and giving. To show my appreciation to you, my sweet readers, I teamed up with one of the most talented wood cake stand makers to give you a chance to win a gorgeous cake stand!

But let’s talk about this cake first.

Triple Chocolate Molasses Cake.

If you are looking for a festive cake for Christmas gathering, this one is just right. Anyone will appreciate a chocolate cake. Make it a triple chocolate and people will be fighting for the last crumb!

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Here is the deal with bundt cakes. They are beautiful and festive. They feed a crowd. But boy, are they a pain to get out of the pan! I always have my fingers crossed it will come out without problems.

So you can imagine my excitement when this baby slipped out of the pan with ease! Nothing got stuck to the pan! I was jumping from joy!

I love chocolate molasses combination and as a true chocoholic, I amped the chocolate amount to three. icon smile Triple Chocolate Molasses Bundt Cake + GIVEAWAY!!! There is cocoa powder in the cake along with mini chocolate chips and the whole bundt is finished off with a chocolate molasses glaze.

Hello delicious!

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A perfect celebration cake!

Triple Chocolate Molasses Bundt Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Triple Chocolate Molasses Cake with Chocolate Molasses Glaze make this treat perfect for your holiday celebrations.


  2. 3 c all-purpose flour
  3. 1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  4. 1 c granulated sugar
  5. 1 Tbsp ground ginger
  6. 2 1/2 tsp baking soda
  7. 1 tsp baking powder
  8. 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  9. 1/4 tsp salt
  10. 3/4 c mini chocolate chips
  11. 1/2 c unsulphured molasses
  12. 1 c vegetable oil
  13. 2 eggs
  14. 1/4 c milk
  15. 1/4 c unsalted butter, room temperature
  16. 2 tsp vanilla extract
  17. 1 c boiling water
  19. 2 oz. semi-sweet chocolate
  20. 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  21. 2/3 c powdered sugar
  22. 1 Tbsp unsulphured molasses
  23. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  24. 1 to 2 Tbsp hot water


  1. Grease well and generously flour the bundt pan. Set aside.
  2. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients ( flour, cocoa, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, soda, baking powder, salt ). Add chocolate chips and stir.
  4. In a large mixing bowl of a stand mixer, beat together molasses, oil, eggs, milk, butter and vanilla. Mix until all combined and smooth.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients. Add the boiling water and fold in until all combined.
  6. Pour the batter into prepared pan. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Immediately flip the cake onto a cake plate. Place the plate over the bundt and turn out. Be careful! The bundt pan is hot!
  8. For the glaze: melt chocolate and butter in a double boiler. Take off the heat when only few butter bits are left. Whisk smooth. Let cool to room temperature. Sift powdered sugar over the melted chocolate and whisk in. Add molasses and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. Add water to get the glaze to a drizzling consistency. Pour over cooled cake.


Be sure to grease and flour the bundt well to prevent the cake to sticking to it.

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Now onto the giveaway!!

Enter this giveaway via Rafflecopter below. Email readers will have to go to the post page to enter.

This giveaway is open to U.S. and Canada residents only.


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  • Ashley

    What an AMAZING post! This cake looks out of control, and the stand is just lovely!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      lol Thanks, Ashley!

  • Angie

    The cake looks so moist and tempting!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Thank you, Angie!

  • Jessica_AKitchenAddiction

    What a delicious looking cake!!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Thanks, Jessica!

  • Nancy

    Anna, you and I are on the same holiday baking wavelength – first those delicious cranberry bliss bars, now chocolate molasses cakes! Your bundt looks amazeballs. So dark, decadent and moist. And that gorgeous, thick chocolate molasses glaze takes it over the top!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Because great minds and bakers minds think alike!! :) The glaze is addicting! Just sayin’ :) Thanks, Nancy!!

  • Beth Cato

    The cake looks amazing and delicious, and the cake stand is lovely!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Thanks, Beth!

  • Tutti Dolci

    Beautiful bundt cake, I love that glaze!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Aww, thank you, Laura!

  • the wicked noodle

    That cake stand is GORGEOUS!! {so is your cake!!}

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Isn’t it? I swoon over their stuff! Thank you, Kristy!

  • Curry and Comfort

    Woah… this cake is my kind of cake… triple chocolate! I love a good drizzle on a bundt cake too… and with molasses. I have never worked with molasses before, but I recently bought some so now I have a reason to use it. :) PS… fantastic giveaway. :)

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Oh oh oh! You have to make this cake then! You will love it! I just know it! Thank you, Ramona!

  • Lisa {Sweet 2 Eat Baking}

    Wow, what a cake Anna! I love molasses so I know I’d love this. On the ingredients, it says unsulphured molasses, what’s the difference? Is it the black liquid molasses? I normally substitute for black treacle which seems very, very close (according to Wikipedia).

    And a great giveaway too. I have a friend in the US that’s willing to ship over anything I *may* win so I’m assuming it’s OK to enter too? I’ll be keeping my fingers crossed since I need more cake stands and those are amazing too.

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Hi Lisa! I always bake with unsulphured molasses instead blackstrap. The blackstrap kind is too bitter. So if the black treacle is the same as unsulphured – go with it! Thanks for entering the giveaway!

  • Lisa {Sweet 2 Eat Baking}

    I’m trying to enter but Rafflecopter is down as it just keeps giving me an error message. I’ll try again later.

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Hmmm, looks fine from here… Hope it will work for you!

      • Lisa {Sweet 2 Eat Baking}

        Must’ve been down when I tried. It’s working now. Thanks again, Anna.

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  • CrunchyCreamySw

    I love it too! Thanks, Kara!

  • Valerie

    I love bundt cakes! (Unfortunately they love their pan more than they love me…they’re always clinging to it like koala bears.) This looks scrumptious!!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      I always have the same problem – just this time it came out in one piece! :) Thank you so much, Valerie!

  • Sally

    i know EXACLTLY what you mean about bundt cakes and their removal from the pan! I’ve had one too many mishaps happen in that step. But wow, i am SO glad this bad boy turned out – all that chocolate! And I just realized last month how very well chocolate and molasses go together! this reminds me of the chocolate gingerbread bundt cake I made a few weeks ago. SO good!!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      I know, right? Chocolate and molasses are perfect together! Thanks, Sally! Off to check out your amazing sounding cake!!!

  • Danielle

    Bundt cakes…I’ve been there : ) They are always worth it though, and this chocolate molassas one looks scrumptious!
    Love the cake stand! Wonderful giveaway, Anna!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      It’s good to know I am not the only one with this problem then :) Thank you so much, Danielle!

  • Dawn Schmidt

    I must try to bake this cake this weekend! It looks entirely amazing.

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Yes, please do! You will love it! Thanks, Dawn!

  • Anna Nienhuis

    Triple chocolate anything = perfect in my books! I’ve never had chocolate molasses though, it sounds wonderful! Love the cake stands too :)

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      You must try it then! It’s amazing! Thanks, Anna! :)

  • fromajolie

    The wood stand is very unique; gorgeous!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      It truly is! Thank you!

  • Hayley Parker

    I meaaan.. is this real life? OH MAH GOSH.

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Right?? :) Thanks, Hayley!

  • amy donovan

    Oh wow, that cake looks soooo amazing. I’ve been on a big chocolate kick lately, so I so wish I had a slice in front of me right now. And what a gorgeous cake stand!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      You will love this cake, Amy! The flavors are incredible! Thank you!

  • Cathy Pollak

    Beautiful Cake, beautiful stuff!! Wow!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Thanks, Cathy!

  • Katie Smith

    This looks great! Can’t wait to try.

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      It’s as good as it looks! Thank you, Katie!

  • Jennie @themessybakerblog

    Wow, this is one beautiful cake. I love bundt cakes! You should join the #bundtamonth group host by Bakerstreet and Cake Duchess every month; it’s so fun. So, I found this wonderful product to help assist the cake out of the pan. It’s called Bak-Klene ZT spray. It’s amazing! I purchased it from Williams-sonoma. Best 10 bucks I ever spent.

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      I am on it, Jennie! Thank you so much for the tip! PS: I have been following the group for a while now. I would love to join. Always beautiful bundt cakes!

  • Jason.Katy Weatherley

    That is beautiful!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Thank you!

  • Roxana GreenGirl

    triple chocolate? Oh my! yes please! and the wooden stand – i want it!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Me too!! Thank you, Roxana!

  • Lynsey Peek

    This cake looks amazing! But how could it not? Chocolate, sugar, butter and molasses…my favorite things!

    I just recently came across your blog…I LOVE it! I can’t wait to read through more of your recipes!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Aww, thank you so much, sweet Lynsey!!

  • Priscilla

    Beautiful cake! Need a tall glass of milk!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Oh yes! :) Thanks, Priscilla!

  • CrunchyCreamySw

    Thanks, Natalie!

  • CrunchyCreamySw

    lol I wish! But the molasses chocolate combination is quite satisfying and a good way to relax after a busy day ( shopping, taxes, etc. … ). :)

  • Lizzy Do

    Triple Chocolate? This cake is calling my name :) Hope you’re having an excellent weekend, Anna!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Thank you so much, sweet Lizzy!

  • Alaska from Scratch

    I hopped over here to tell you how gorgeous and yummy this cake looks, Anna! YUM. Might have to try this. (and yay that I get to enter a fun giveaway, too).

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Aww, thank you so much, Maya! xoxo

  • A Baker’s House @ www.abakersh

    What a beautiful cake! I found you through foodgawker can’t wait to read more on your site.

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Yay! So glad to have you here! Thank you!

  • Averie Cooks

    Anna what a gorgeous cake! I made a choc/molasses bundt a couple weeks ago and am a big fan of yours. And the cake stand..SUCH beautiful pieces. Thanks for hosting a GREAT! giveaway!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      I know you are a big chocolate molasses combo fan so I know you would love this cake! Wish we could do a swap of our cakes. :) Thanks, Averie!

  • Toby Corn

    The stars must be aligning! I was up in the storage room yesterday when my hand shot out and grabbed my old – unused bundt pan..for no reason. I think it knew this cake was waiting for me.

    It Looks FAB!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      You must make it then, Toby! Thank you :)

  • CrunchyCreamySw

    It makes for a great breakfast too! :) Thanks, Amanda!

  • CrunchyCreamySw

    Yay! Happy to have you here! Thank you so much!

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