Can you imagine a cake that when splitting is like a chess board? Prepare this spectacular and fun cake that combines your two favorite flavors: vanilla and chocolate. You will surprise everyone at the moment of splitting it because a funny combination of black and white cubes comes out. Also, you can’t imagine how easy it is to prepare it.


12 Servings


  • 170 grams of butter\
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons of liquid vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 cup of chocolate, melted
  • 3 cups of butter, for bitumen
  • 1 1/2 cups of powder sugar, for bitumen
  • 1/2 cups of cocoa, for bitumen


    • Preheat the oven to 170 ° C.
    • For the cake, beat the butter with the sugar for 5 minutes, add the vanilla, the cream and beat until integrated.

    • Add the eggs, the white and beat for 3 minutes. Stir in the flour, baking soda, and salt.

    • Divide the preparation into two equal parts, add the melted chocolate to a bowl and mix until integrated.

    • Pour the preparation into 2 previously floured and greased molds, bake for 50 min. Let cool and reserve.

    • Even out the cakes if necessary, cutting off the top of each cake. With the help of a cake leveler or serrated knife, cut the cakes in half horizontally, so that you get 2 plates of the same thickness of each.

    • With the help of 3 plates of different circumferences, cut each cake plate to obtain four circles from largest to smallest size.

    • Join the circles by inserting the colors, that is, place the medium vanilla inside the largest chocolate circle, continue with a small chocolate one and finish with the smallest vanilla flavor. Repeat with the rest of the circles until you get 4 bicolor plates.

    • For the bitumen, beat the butter until it is smooth, add the icing sugar and the cocoa. Reservation.

    • With the help of a stepped spatula, spread a little bitumen on each floor of the cake to glue each of the pieces, interspersing the colored plates.

    • Cover the entire cake with the remaining bitumen and decorate with rosettes.

  • Cut a slice and enjoy with a coffee.


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