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Swedish Sticky Chocolate Dessert {Kladdkaka}

Swedish Sticky Cake {kladdkaka}

This authentic Swedish dessert is a fantastic combination of texture and rich chocolate flavor!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Swedish Sticky Cake {kladdkaka}
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
chilling 1 hour
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick or 113g) butter, melted and cooled slightly


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (150 degrees C). Prepare an 8-inch pie plate.

  2. Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, and salt then set aside.
  3. Whisk the eggs into the sugar until smooth. (About five minutes on medium speed in stand mixer or a hand-held mixer on high)

  4. Add the flour mixture, and stir by hand just until combined.

  5. Pour in the vanilla extract and melted butter; stir until well combined.
  6. Pour into prepared pie plate.
  7. Bake on the lower rack of oven for 35 minutes, or until the center has slightly set.
  8. Allow cake to cool for 1/2 hour in the pie plate.