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Quick and Easy Chocolate Cake


Satisfy your chocolate fix with this decadent cake you will end up making every month!













Trans-fat Free


4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
baking chocolate, unsweetened, broken into pieces
¼ cup butter
or margarine
1 ⅔ cup water
2 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
½ cup sour cream
or buttermilk
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃). Sift together flour, sugar and salt.

In a saucepan boil butter, water and cocoa while still boiling, pour over flour mixture, mix well. Add sour cream or buttermilk, beaten eggs, soda and vanilla. Again mix well.

Bake in a cookie sheet with sides (well greased) or any large cake pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack.

Drizzle with chocolate sauce and top with fresh fruits if desired.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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South Africa
 almost 11 years ago

For how long?

Toronto, Canada
 almost 11 years ago

Thanks for your comment, just updated the recipe, the cake should be baked at 350 F for 35 to 40 minutes. Enjoy!

Bronx, United States
 about 4 years ago

Buttermilk? That's not listed in the ingredients.

Thanks for your comment. It should be sour cream or buttermilk, either one of these two. Just edited the recipe. Happy Baking :-)

GTA, Ontario, Canada
 about 4 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 90g (3.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24928% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 268mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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