Tested till perfect Chocolate Snacking Cake
Chocolate Snacking Cake
Photography by Matthew Kimura

Chocolate Snacking Cake

Fat trimmer: This dark moist cake does not call for the 2 eggs and 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter of a typical quick cake.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
  • rating starrating starrating starrating starrating star
  • Portion size 20 squares

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups 1-1/3cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking powder
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking soda
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 1 cup 1cuppacked brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupbuttermilk
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupwater
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupvegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 tsp 1-1/2tspvanilla
  • icing sugar, (optional)
To change the number of servings, enter the number, then press "calculate". or reset

Preparation

In large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Press brown sugar through sieve; combine with dry ingredients. Add buttermilk, water, oil and vanilla; whisk until smooth. Scrape into greased 9-inch (2.5 L) square cake pan.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for about 35 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool. Dust with icing sugar (if using). Cut into squares.

 

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 100 pro 2g total fat 3g carb 17g
All rights reserved. Transcontinental Media G.P. © 2014