Strip House Chocolate Cake Recipe

Strip House Chocolate Cake Recipe

Strip house chocolate cake recipe is a famous recipe based in New York city. This chocolate cake recipe is famous for having over the top flavors and more layers than normal cakes. The taste is so amazing, you wouldn’t really mind having that many layers.

How to Make Strip House Cake?

With this recipe, you can have strip house 24 layer chocolate cake.  But instead, this is going to be 12 layers. The strip house nyc chocolate cake speaks for itself with its gigantic size and delicious flavor.

Let’s dive into the recipe of how to make this dish.

Ingredients that you will need are:

For the chocolate custard

  • Four cups of Milk
  • Four and 1/3rd cups of heavy cream
  • Two tablespoons and a teaspoon of Vanilla extract
  • Three whole eggs
  • Five egg yolks
  • One and 1/3rd of a cup of sugar
  • ¾ of a cup of All-purpose Flour
  • One cup of corn starch
  • Fourteen ounces of Bittersweet Chocolate

For 12 Layer Chocolate Cake 

  • One and ¾th pounds of softened Butter
  • Four pounds of granulated sugar
  • Thirteen whole eggs 
  • ¾th of a pound of Cocoa Powder
  • Two and 1/8th of a pound of cake flour
  • One tablespoon of salt
  • Two tablespoons of baking soda
  •  ¾th of a teaspoon of baking powder 
  • Two and 1/3rd of a cup of cold coffee
  • Two and 1/3rd of a cup of milk
  • Two and 1/3rd of a tablespoons of vanilla extract

Method of preparing the multilayer chocolate cake step by step:

Making the custard

Step 1: Mix the eggs together and reserve in a separate mixing bowl

Step 2: Mix the flour and sugar together, set aside

Step 3: Mix one cup of cold milk with the corn starch, set aside

Step 4: Get the cream and 3 cups of milk poured into a pot, bring to a boil. Make sure the dairy doesn’t burn.

Step 4: Slowly whisk the eggs with some of the milk then add the vanilla extract and then pour the mixture into the pot.

Step 5: add the flour and sugar into the mix gradually and let dissolve.

Step 6: Add the cornstarch slurry, stir until it thickens. Remove from heat.

Step 7: Add in the chocolate while it is warm. Mix the custard for a few minutes and then chill it in an ice bath. Set aside until further usage.

Baking the cake

Step 1: Sift the dry ingredients together. Pour the coffee, vanilla extract and milk. Mix well.

Step 2: Cream the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl, gradually add one egg at a time. 

Step 2: Gradually mix the wet and dry ingredients together slowly. 

Step 3: Grease two baking pans with some butter, line with baking sheets, and pour the cake batter into the pans.

Step 4: Bake for 55 minutes at 325˚F. Once fully baked, remove from the oven and let cool.

Step 5: Cut six layers on each cake. Stack the cakes on top of each other while lining the layers with the custard. Cover with custard and smoothen. Refrigerate for a few hours. Cut and serve.


This dish is very special for the people residing in New York. It has become a city-favorite and a food attraction apart from all the other stuff the city has to offer. So, get baking!

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