Fat-free chocolate cake

Recipe from: 2/4/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 13
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 250
    g
    stoned prunes, poached in boiling water
  • 125
    ml
    boiling water
  • 275
    g
    cake flour
  • 125
    g
    cocoa
  • 5
    ml
    baking powder
  • 2
    ml
    salt
  • 250
    g
    soft brown sugar
  • 2
    extra-large eggs, whisked
  • 1
    egg white, whisked
  • 200
    ml
    skimmed milk
  • 10
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 15
    ml
    strong instant Nescafé coffee powder
  • 10
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
 

Method

30-35 min
 
Preheat the oven to 180 ºC. Spray two 23 cm cake tins with non-stick spray and line the base with baking paper. Cool, drain and mash the prunes in a food processor. Sift the cake flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl. Stir in the brown sugar. Beat the eggs, egg white, prune puree, milk and vanilla essence together and add to the dry ingredients. Mix the coffee powder and bicarbonate of soda with 200 ml boiling water, add the mixture to the dry ingredients and mix until smooth. Divide the batter between two cake tins and bake for 30-35 minutes until done and the cakes shrink slightly from the sides of the tins. Cool the cakes on a wire rack. Sandwich the cake layers together with a layer of jam and dust with icing sugar. Makes 1 double layered cake.
 

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