Low-Fat Chocolate Cake Recipe
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Low-Fat Chocolate Cake Recipe

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"This yummy cake is so chocolaty and satisfying," relates Diana Scofield of Niceville, Florida. "I sometimes enjoy it with a scoop of fat-free ice cream."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 176 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch.


  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl, whisk egg whites, water and corn syrup. Stir into dry ingredients. Pour into a 9-in. square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Low-Fat Chocolate Cake in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p16

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laloli4 User ID: 4109164 76180
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2014

"Was a little dry...I cooked for 30 to start with and inserted toothpick which did not come out clean so I left it in the oven for another 5. Next time I will try pulling it out early anyway and see how it turns out. Great chocolaty flavor though!"

thili User ID: 7211984 34518
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2013

"this really good"

thili User ID: 7211984 86222
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2013

"this realy good"

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