Quick Simple Chocolate Cake
Author: Meredith
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Ingredients
  • 4 oz. Bakers semi-sweet chocolate bar, divided
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup chocolate milk
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Grease a 9x9 pan or small bundt or tube pan.
  3. Shave half of a 4 oz. Bakers semi-sweet chocolate bar and set it aside.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together 1½ cups all-purpose flour, ½ cup sugar, ¼ cup cocoa powder, 1 tsp. baking soda and ½ tsp. salt.
  5. In another bowl, whisk together 1 cup chocolate milk, ½ cup unsweetened applesauce, 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract and 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar.
  6. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture. Whisk together.
  7. Whisk in the shaved chocolate.
  8. Spread batter into pan and bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick comes clean.
  9. Let cool 10 minutes, remove from pan and frost or glaze with remaining chocolate bar, if desired
Recipe by Cleverly SimpleĀ® at http://www.cleverlysimple.com/quick-simple-chocolate-cake/