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Quick Simple Chocolate Cake


  • Author: Meredith
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x

Description

Simple chocolate cake made with cocoa powder and chocolate milk.


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Ingredients

  • 4 oz. Bakers semi-sweet chocolate bar, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup chocolate milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Grease a 9×9 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 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, 1 tsp. baking soda and 1/2 tsp. salt.
  5. In another bowl, whisk together 1 cup chocolate milk, 1/2 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

  • Category: Dessert