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Chocolate Cake

Category: Desserts & Drinks
Servings: 14
Prep + Cooking Time: 1 Hr 10 Minutes

Ingredients: (Conversion Chart)

  • 1 cup unsifted cake flour
  • 2 tablesppons cocoa powder
  • 1 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cups egg whites
  • 1 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Icing:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoons milk
  • teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sweetened, flaked coconut


    For the cake:
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Sift flour twice with cocoa powder and cup of sugar.
  3. With an electric mixer on high, beat egg whites, cream of tartar and salt until soft peaks form.
  4. Add half of the remaining sugar and beat for 1 minute. Add remaining sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating after each addition.
  5. Stir in vanilla.
  6. Fold flour and sugar mixture into egg whites, cup at a time.
  7. Put batter in an ungreased 10-inch tube pan and bake until cake is springy to the touch, about 1 hour. Invert pan and let cake cool completely before removing from pan.

  8. For the icing:
  9. Whisk sugar, milk and vanilla together in a mixing bowl. Stir in the coconut.
  10. Drizzle icing over the cake.

Nutrition Info:

191 calories (3g protein, 40g carbohydrate, 2g fat, 97mg sodium) per serving

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