Healthy Chocolate Cake Recipe

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


Submitted by tomixoxo

Makes 20 servings



ETL chocolate cake full of vegetables and nuts

Recipe Ingredients for Healthy Chocolate Cake

1 2/3 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 teaspoons baking soda
3 1/2 cups pitted dates, divided
1 cup Pineapple Chunks in Its Own Juice
1 banana
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 cup shredded beets
3/4 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup shredded zucchini
3 tablespoons Cocoa Powder
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 1/2 cups water
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup raw cashews, unsalted
1 serving Vanilla Almond Milk
2/3 cup pitted dates
1/3 cup hazelnuts
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Healthy Chocolate Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Mix flour, baking powder, and baking soda in a small bowl. Set aside.

  3. In blender or food processor, puree 3 cups of the dates, pineapple, banana, and applesauce.

  4. Slice remaining 1/2 cup dates into 1/2 inch thick pieces. In large bowl, mix sliced dates, beets, carrots, zucchini, cocoa powder, currants, walnuts, water, vanilla and flour mixture.

  5. Add the blended mixture and mix well. Spread in a 9.5" X 13.5" nonstick baking pan.

  6. Bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  7. ICING: Last 6 ingredients

  8. Using a high powered blender*, combine all icing ingredients until smooth and creamy. Place a dollop over warm cake and serve. If desired, you may spread on cooled cake instead.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 140.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
261
Calories from Fat
74
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.2g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
211mg
9%
Potassium
494mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
46.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
5.1g
20%
Sugars
29.2g
Protein
5.3g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 6% Iron 11%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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