Healthy Chocolate Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Healthy chocolate cake recipe? Learn how to make Healthy chocolate cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rachelgillen

Makes 12 servings



A low fat chocolate cake recipe. Yummy as breakfast muffins too

Recipe Ingredients for Healthy chocolate cake

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/3 cup applesauce unsweetened
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup warm water
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Recipe Directions for Healthy chocolate cake

  1. Grease and base-line a 20cm round, loose-based cake tin.

  2. Heat the oven to 350F/180C/gas 4.

  3. Sift together 250g (1 1/2 cups) plain flour, 4 tbsp cocoa powder, 250g (1 cup) caster sugar, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) and 1/2 tsp salt.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix together 5 tbsp (1/3 cup) of vegetable oil or apple puree, 1 tbsp vinegar, 1 tsp vanilla essence, 250ml (1 cup) warm water.

  5. Mix these into the dry ingredients until just amalgamated. Do not over mix.

  6. Pour into the prepared tin and bake for 30-35 minutes until the cake has risen and springs back when pressed.

  7. Serve the cake just as it is, or to make it extra special, top with Greek yogurt and raspberries.

Categories

Chocolate

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 81.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
4
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.4g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
203mg
8%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
30.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
17.4g
Protein
2.0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* 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
95% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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