Lighter Hershey's Chocolate Cake


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40 mins (prep 10, cooking 30)
14 ingredients
10-12 servings
I used the Hershey's cocoa recipe for a starter and made adjustments for this much healthier version. It is made with no oil, only one egg and has loads of taste. For my birthday earlier in the year, I tried to make a healthy chocolate cake, and it was so bad I had to throw it away. I don't think anyone would be throwing this one away :) It is very light and fluffy, full of chocolate flavor and for many, many fewer calories. Oh, and did I mention it's dairy-free as well?!Update: I tried reducing the sugar amount even more to 1/4 cup, but it resulted in a more spongy texture, rather than the fluffy you get using 1/2 cup sugar.....just wanted to post, for all those out there like me trying to see how much sugar could be eliminated ;)

Categories:  <-60-mins , cakes , lactose-free , free-of... , vegetarian , time-to-make , dessert ,
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (59.85 g)
Servings 10
Amount per Serving
Calories 126.75 Calories from Fat 6.93
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.77g 11.86%
Saturated Fat 0.12g 5.81%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 391.54mg 163.14%
Total Carbohydrate 28.47g 94.91%
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g 92.12%
Sugars 12.98 g %
Protein 3.13g 62.69%
Vitamin A 49.64IU% Vitamin C 0.87mg%
Calcium 65.29mg% Iron 0.9mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
sugar substitute, unsweetened cocoa, unsweetened applesauce, boiling water
 

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