Rocky Road Snack Cake

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A cross between a snacking cake and a brownie, this chocolaty dessert is best cut and served warm. Use a sharp knife coated with cooking spray to keep the cake from sticking. Chock-full of nuts and marshmallows, it also contains a triple hit of soy--soy milk, soy flour, and tofu--so you can feel even better about eating it.
12 servings


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3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup soy flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 cup cubed reduced-fat firm tofu (about 6 ounces)
1/2 cup vanilla-flavored low-fat soy milk
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup miniature marshmallows, divided
1/3 cup chopped walnuts, divided
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 375°.

Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flours, cocoa, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.

Combine sugar, tofu, soy milk, and butter in a food processor or blender, and process until smooth. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Stir in 2/3 cup marshmallows and 1/4 cup walnuts.

Spread the batter into a 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with the remaining marshmallows and walnuts. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 5 minutes. Cut into squares.

Note: Soy flour and soy milk are often available in health-food stores and some supermarkets.

Created date

March 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 218
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 7.4 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 5.1 g
Carbohydrate 34 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 185 mg
Calcium 39 mg