How To Make Swiss Chocolate Square At Home

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Apurva Sethi
Apurva is a fashion and food enthusiast. She chose fashion as her career and food as her passion. She is greatly fond of trying out new cuisines at different places and making them at home, in her own style. She also loves to seek and learn new things about the food industry constantly. So, here she is, to share her easy-peasy ways of cooking.

Who doesn’t like chocolate cakes? Some people don’t. And I don’t like them.) And when a cake comes up, the first thing that pops up into most of our heads is chocolate cakes. But have you tried making them on your own rather than buying them? Making them would cost a bit less but will require time and patience as well.

The first cake I ever tried making was the Swiss Chocolate Squares. Here are the best Swiss chocolate brands for you to check out! They are a thin layer of cake with a fantastic creamy frosting on top which are cut into small squares after.

The frosting is really what’s worth it and makes it super delicious. I think that these are better to eat on the second day of making when the frosting has taken it’s time to soak into the top of the cake, the taste remains in your mouth even several days later. It’s all worth the effort! Want to try?

So let’s learn how to make a great tasting Swiss chocolate square at home!

Ingredients for Swiss Chocolate Square

For the Cake

Ingredients Amount
Flour2 cups
Sugar2 cups
Baking Soda1 tsp
Salt ½ tsp
Slightly Beaten Large Eggs2
Sour Cream½ cup
Water1 cup
Cubed Butter½ cup
Unsweetened Chocolate1-1/2 ounces

For the Frosting

Ingredients Amount
Icing Sugar4 cups
Cubed Butter½ cup
Milk1/3 cup
Swiss Chocolate1-1/2 ounces
Vanilla Extract1 tsp
Pecan Halves / Chocolate Chipsoptional

You can buy all of these ingredients from any supermarket near your home. Now let’s proceed to how much time it will take you prepare this Swiss Chocolate Square at home.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
20 Minutes25 Minutes45 Minutes

Now you’ve collected all the ingredients and you know how much time will this delightful dessert will take to prepare at home. So now, let’s see the directions that you need to follow to make this at home.

Swiss Chocolate Square Recipe

  1. To make the cake take a large bowl, in it combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in the above-mentioned amount. In another small bowl, combine eggs and sour cream and beat them together.
  2. Then in a small saucepan, cook and stir water, butter and chocolate on low heat just until melted and then take it down.
  3. First stir in dry ingredients then stirs in the sour cream and egg mixture until the overall mix is well blended together.
  4. Then pour the overall mix into a greased and floured 15x10x1-in. Baking/jelly roll pan. Bake it at 375° for 20-25 minutes, or just until if a toothpick is inserted in the centre, it comes out clean. Then let it cool outside for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Until it’s cool, let’s prepare the frosting. Place confectioner’s sugar in a large bowl and set it aside.
  6. Then in a small saucepan, combine the mentioned amount of butter, milk and chocolate. Bring to a boil and keep stirring it constantly until melted.
  7. Then mix it with confectioner’s sugar until the mix is smooth. Add in vanilla, stir with the mix and then set it aside for 5 minutes. Then spread the mix evenly over the warm cake.
  8. Top with pecan halves or miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips, whatever you desire.
  9. Let the cake cool down completely before cutting it into small squares. You’ll want to cut it over a wax paper, newspaper, or something because the frosting is mostly going to pour over the edges when you cut it into squares.

Your tasty Swiss Chocolate Squares are ready to nourish your sweet tooth.

Nutritional Breakdown of Swiss Chocolate Square

If you are a diet conscious person, then you can check out the nutritional breakdown of these Chocolate Squares.

Calories150
Fat6 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium85 mg
Carbohydrates23 g
Sugar17 g
Protein1 g

Now I highly recommend you all to make these chocolate square at your home and share your experience in the comments below. Till then, stay tuned for more recipes like these.

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