How To Stop Chocolate Chips From Sinking

Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Stop chocolate chips from sinking to the bottom of the cake with this trick and one simple ingredient - flour! This tip applies to nuts, apples & pears too.
Servings: 1 Cup
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 27 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 1-2 tbsp Flour All-purpose
  • 1 cup Add ins Chocolate chips, chopped up nuts e.t.c


  1. In a small bowl, add flour and your add-ins (chocolate chips e.t.c).
  2. Mix with a spoon until the chocolate chips are lightly coated.
  3. Fold these coated chocolate chips into your prepared cake/cupcake batter.
  4. And that’s it… no more sinking chocolate chips!

Recipe Notes

- Coating dry add-ins requires little flour (about 1 tbsp) but coating wet add-ins like fruits requires a little more (about 2 tbsp).

Nutrition Facts
How To Stop Chocolate Chips From Sinking
Amount Per Serving
Calories 27
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Iron 1.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.