Tuesday, February 17, 2009

No Regrets Chocolate Cake!


1 3/4 C All-Purp Flour
1 3/4 C Packed Light Brown Sugar
3/4 C Cocoa Powder
1 1/2 t. Baking Soda
1 1/2 t. Baking Powder
1/4 t. Salt
1 1/4 C Reduced- fat buttermilk (add 1T vinegar to low-fat milk, let sit 10min. for buttermilk sub)
3 Large Egg Whites
4 T Light Margarine, melted
1 1/2 t Vanilla
1 C Boiling Water
1 T Confectioner's Sugar

Preheat Oven to 350
Lightly coat a 9x12 baking pan
In a large Bowl, combine first 6 ingredients (flour through salt)
Mix well with a fork to break up brown sugar. Set aside

In a large mixing bowl, combine buttermilk, egg whites, melted margarine and vanilla. Mix on low speed until blended. Gradually beat in boiling water (temper so it doesn't scramble eggs)
Then slowly add flour mixture and, again, mix on low speed until blended.

Pour batter into prepared pan
Bake 25 min. or until toothpick comes out clean
Cool and dust with confectioners sugar

1/2 of the cake has:
245 calories
3g Fat
50g Carbs
2g Fiber

* I actually used whole wheat flour to up the fiber and it turned out great!

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