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Dark Chocolate Snack Cake

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield 16 servings.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 (2 1/2-ounce) jar baby food prunes
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-calorie margarine, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons sifted powdered sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 94
  • caloriesfromfat 10 %
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2.1 g
  • carbohydrate 19.4 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 88 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sift together first 5 ingredients; set aside.

  2. Combine egg whites and 1 cup sugar; beat at medium speed of an electric mixer 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture is fluffy. Set aside.

  3. Combine prunes, margarine, and vanilla. Add prune mixture to egg white mixture; beat at medium speed of mixer 1 minute or until combined. Gently fold egg white mixture into dry ingredients. Pour batter into a 9-inch square pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, and cut into 16 squares.

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