How to make Swedish mud cake

The best recipe I've found yet

Published 24 November 2021 - Updated 3 April 2022 - by Alvar Lagerlöf

It's recently come to my attention that many pastries and cakes I take for granted are in fact local to my country. One of them happens to be "kladdkaka", translated to about "sticky cake".

My favorite recipe for this so far is too good not to share, so here you go. If you're looking for something healthy, this is definitely not it. All credit goes to Ingrid for this recipe.

Ingredients (Metric):

  • 2 eggs
  • 3 dl sugar
  • 60 ml cocoa powder
  • 1.5 dl flour
  • 7.5 ml vanilla sugar
  • 100 g melted butter
  • 1 ml salt

Ingredients (US):

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ⅓ cups sugar
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • cups flour
  • ½ tbsp vanilla sugar
  • 3,5 oz melted butter
  • ⅕ tsp salt


  1. Turn on the oven at 175°C (347F).
  2. Mix the eggs and the sugar in a bowl.
  3. Pour in the rest of the ingredients and mix.
  4. Butter a springform pan and cover with bread crumbs.
  5. Pour in the ingredients.
  6. Bake for 16-18min.