Cocoa Cake

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cups cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 2/3 cups cold coffee or water
  • 1 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar

Method

Grease and flour 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) metal cake pan; line bottom with parchment paper. Grease and flour 4-cup (1 L) ovenproof metal mixing bowl; place circle of parchment paper on bottom. Set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt; whisk in coffee, oil and vanilla. Stir in vinegar. Pour 2½ cups (625 mL) into prepared bowl; pour remainder into prepared pan, smoothing tops.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 35 minutes for rectangle cake and 45 minutes for dome cake. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes. Invert onto racks and remove pan, bowl and paper; let cool completely.

Nutritional facts per each of 16 servings: about

  • Sodium 271 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 414.0
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Potassium 160 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 60 g

%RDI

  • Iron 15.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 30.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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