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Chocolate Cake

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A simple, low-fat and—best of all—fast chocolate cake that is moist and dense.

12 servings | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 1 1/2 hours

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Position rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 325°F. Oil and flour an 8-inch square cake pan.
  2. Sift together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt into a large mixing bowl. Whisk together egg, oil and vanilla in a small bowl. Stir lemon juice into milk. Add to the egg mixture. Stir in hot water. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until smooth.
  3. Turn batter out into the prepared pan. Bake until center springs back when pressed lightly and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool the cake upright on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Run a knife around the sides of the pan to loosen. Invert onto the rack, lift off pan and let cool completely. Place on a serving dish. Top with a light dusting of confectioners' sugar if desired.

Nutrition

Per serving : 126 Calories; 2 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 18 mg Cholesterol; 26 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 213 mg Sodium; 52 mg Potassium

2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1 other carbohydrate