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Chocolate Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Cake recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jaweiss50

Makes 15 servings



My own recipe. Not too sweet. Dense, rich texture.

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Cake

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3 tbsp vegetable shortening
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 medium eggs
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup buttermilk
2 cups flour
3/4 cup cocoa powder

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Cake

  1. Separate eggs. Beat egg whites stiff and set aside.

  2. Beat sugar, shortening, vanilla, and egg yolks together very well. Beat in cocoa powder.

  3. Combine soda, salt, powder, and flour.

  4. Combine water and buttermilk.

  5. Alternately add dry ingredients and buttermilk/water mixture, blending each addition well.

  6. fold in egg whites.

  7. Pour into greased and floured pans ( 2 9-inch or 3 8-inch.

  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 min.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 91.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
275
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
38mg
13%
Sodium
267mg
11%
Potassium
174mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
42.5g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
27.5g
Protein
4.0g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
    Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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