Thursday, March 29, 2012

Chocolate Cake, low-fat (V)

This recipe is so insanely easy I can't believe it works! If your looking for something that is low in fat and just under 200 calories a serving (cupcakes about 124 cals) you have found your recipe. I didn't use any oil and it turned out moist and delicious! This recipe is so versatile you can add fruit if you wanted or some chocolate chips, or nuts, do anything! I originally got this recipe from Allrecipes but altered it because of some of the comments and my own preferences. Enjoy!

Makes 1-9 inch round pan, or 12 cupcakes:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup vegan sugar (organic cane sugar)
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup natural unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp distilled white vinegar
1 cup water

-Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and Grease a 9 inch cake pan, or 12 cupcakes.
-Mix together the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
-Add applesauce, vanilla, vinegar, and water, to the dry ingredients and mix until smooth
-Transfer to a greased cake pan, or cupcake pan or use liners, and bake for about 40 mins,(cupcakes 20-25 mins) let cool before removing from pan or frosting etc.

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