This is a very good chocolate cake recipe that is healthy and you won't have to
hear that same old advice from your doctor as to why shouldn’t you eat chocolate
Ingredients to make a
- 1 cup soy milk
- 3/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tablespoon vanilla
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1-1/2 cups raw sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 4 egg whites (large), at room temperature
Preparation on how to make a chocolate cake:
Heat up oven to 350 degrees. Spread out two 9-inch round cake pans or one
9x13x2-inch pan with vegetable oil cooking spray and sprinkle with whole-wheat
Heat the soymilk in a medium size saucepan until its hardly boiled.
Remove from heat and whisk in the cocoa until thickened and almost smooth (some
tiny lumps will remain). Let stand 2 to 3 minutes to cool slightly. Whisk in the
applesauce and vanilla extract.
Mix the flour, 1-1/4 cups of the raw sugar, the baking powder, soda, and
sea salt in a large bowl.
Beat the egg whites in a medium size bowl with an electric mixer until
thick and foamy. Gradually beat in the remaining 1/4 cup of raw sugar and
continue beating until stiff peaks form when the beaters are lifted.
Pour the cocoa mixture over the whole-wheat flour. Stir just until
With a rubber spatula, gently stir about a quarter of the egg whites into
the whole-wheat flour mixture. Fold in the remaining egg whites until no white
streaks remain. Pour into the prepared pan or pans.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes,
or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely.
Garnish with your favorite fresh fruit
2 egg whites, at room temperature
1/2-teaspoon cream of tartar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
nonfat dry milk powder
1. In a bowl, beat the egg whites until foamy. Add the cream of
tartar and continue beating, adding the honey and vanilla.
2. Gradually add the nonfat dry milk powder, beating constantly,
until the frosting is a good spreading consistency.
not so hard to make a chocolate cake! Enjoy!