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Quick Chocolate Snack Cake Recipe

Quick Chocolate Snack Cake Recipe

“I recently learned I’m diabetic. I never thought I’d be able to curb my sweet tooth—until I made this!” Angela Oelschlaeger - Tonganoxie, KS
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup prune baby food or unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar blend
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the baby food, sugar, sugar blend, egg substitute, water, oil and vanilla until well blended. Combine the cocoa, flours, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into prune mixture until blended. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with chips. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 18 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda sugar blend.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 170 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 82 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.