Cocoa Cake

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"Cocoa Cake is quick and easy to put together, and it keeps very well if stored in an airtight container." --CL Reader
12 servings (serving size: 1 piece)


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1 1/4 cups sugar
2/3 cup boiling water
2 egg whites, lightly beaten
1 (4-ounce) jar prune baby food
1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Vegetable cooking spray
1 tablespoon powdered sugar


Combine sugar and boiling water in a small bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves. Let cool. Add egg whites and baby food to cooled sugar mixture; stir until well-blended.

Combine flour and next 4 ingredients (flour through salt) in a medium bowl; stir well. Add egg white mixture to flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.

Pour batter into a 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Let cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Sift powdered sugar over top of cake.

Created date

June 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 167
Caloriesfromfat 4 %
Fat 0.7 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 2.9 g
Carbohydrate 37.4 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 162 mg
Calcium 31 mg