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Ultimate Chocolate Cake Recipe
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Ultimate Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Semisweet chocolate chips add rich flavor to this moist chocolaty cake that's lower in fat. Slices of it are excellent for dessert or a snack. —Kay McMicken of Charlotte, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (1.4 ounces) sugar-free instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free sour cream
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

One piece equals 266 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 520 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips. Coat a 10-in. fluted tube pan with cooking spray and dust with flour; add batter.
  2. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Ultimate Chocolate Cake in Light & Tasty December/January 2002, p29

Nutritional Facts

One piece equals 266 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 520 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 16, 2015

"What do you put if you don't have applesauce? Help please"

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Reviewed Mar. 7, 2015

"So tender and yummy! This one is a keeper!"

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Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"Made it for the first time tonight! It is great! I also used 4 eggs instead of the egg substitute. I checked it after 40 minutes and it was done. Very moist!"

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Reviewed Dec. 20, 2014

"This is now our favorite cake. Very moist and very easy to make."

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Reviewed Oct. 16, 2014

"This cake has become my families favorite. Moist and chocolatey, easy and quick to prepare. I use five whole eggs instead. After cooling, I sprinkle it lightly with powdered sugar to make it eye appealing as well as taste appealing."

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