Little Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Little Chocolate Cake
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  1. In a bowl, combine chocolate and water; stir until blended. Cool. Add the sugar, shortening, egg and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the chocolate mixture alternately with buttermilk. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish.
  2. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  3. For frosting, combine the first six ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Boil for 1-1/2 minutes; remove from the heat. Set pan into a large pan of ice water. Beat for 1 minute. Add butter and vanilla. Beat 10 minutes longer or until frosting achieves spreading consistency. Frost cake. Yield: 4 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1138.13 Kcal (4765 kJ)
Calories from fat 361.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40.13g 62%
Cholesterol 58.27mg 19%
Sodium 643.36mg 27%
Potassium 403.62mg 9%
Total Carbs 187.45g 62%
Sugars 79.72g 319%
Dietary Fiber 5.1g 20%
Protein 13.96g 28%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 70.3mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 290.31 Kcal (1215 kJ)
Calories from fat 92.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.24g 62%
Cholesterol 14.86mg 19%
Sodium 164.11mg 27%
Potassium 102.96mg 9%
Total Carbs 47.81g 62%
Sugars 20.33g 319%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g 20%
Protein 3.56g 28%
Iron 0.3mg 8%
Calcium 17.9mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 25.3
  • 32

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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