One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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This easy-to-make chocolate cake is dark, moist, rich—and only dirties one bowl! Not quite as easy as boxed cake mixes, but those often contain trans fats. Our simple “from scratch” recipe gives you a home-baked cake with healthful canola oil and whole-wheat flour.

"This is a really delicious, easy-to-make cake. I cut back on the sugar I bit, since we don't like overly sweet desserts in our family. It's moist (I cooked mine for 30 minutes exactly) and chocolatey, without being over the top. Very nice...
One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

38 Reviews for One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

My new "go-to" cake recipe

This was fantastic: moist and chocolately. I didn't change a thing and any future changes will only be to add variety like adding almonds or coconut to the top. It did fall a little in the middle, but not enough to be noticeable when inverted on a plate. Superb!!

Easy to make & delicious
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Anonymous wrote 1 year 20 weeks ago

Thought you should know

Thought you should know Canola Oil is very unhealthful and when is grown MANY Chemicals are used to spray it repeatedly not good for your Health!!!!


This cake was amazing. Very moist and decadent. Will definitely make again and again

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Anonymous wrote 3 years 23 weeks ago

It's your oven. Have it

It's your oven. Have it calibrated....

Anonymous wrote 3 years 29 weeks ago

Hi ! I wondered how did the

Hi ! I wondered how did the frosting work on this cake ? Did it hold well ? After overnight in the fridge with the frosting - did it taste the same ? Thank you so much ~


Have made this twice and both times it has risen nicely while cooking and when I open the oven to take it out it has sunk in the middle. Looks nothing like the picture.

AWESOME Chocolate Cake!

This cake is to DIE for! Easy, delicious, moist, and decadent! I even used Splenda and it was awesome! I highly recommend this recipe! Per the other reviews, I bake mine for 25 to 27 minutes only. It tastes even better the following day!

Easy, Delicious
Delicious & Easy !

I made these into tiny cupcakes and piped some buttercream frosting instead of the icing suggested in the recipe! they looked gr8 and tasted even better!
The cake recipe is simple to make and very tasty! i would recommend to cut back on the sugar. i added only 1/4 cup of the brown sugar instead of 1/2 cup and it was perfect! highly recommend this quick bake delicious treat!

Fuss free & easy to make!

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