Cookbook:1-2 Chocolate Cake
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|1-2 Chocolate Cake|
Ingredients[edit | edit source]
- ⅓ cup (80 ml) vegetable oil
- 2 ounces (55 g) unsweetened chocolate
- 1 cup sugar (or ½ cup)
- 1 egg
- 1¼ cups (300 g) whole wheat flour
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¾ cup (180 ml) water
- ¾ cup (180 g) semi-sweet chocolate pieces (such as chocolate chips)
- ½ cup (120 g) chopped nuts
- 4 ounces (115 g) cream cheese or sour cream (optional)
Procedure[edit | edit source]
- Put the oil and chocolate in an 8-inch (20 cm) square pan and set it in 350 °F (180 °C) oven just until the chocolate melts. Add sour cream or cream cheese if desired.
- Add remaining ingredients, except chocolate chips and nuts, to the pan.
- Beat with a fork until smooth and creamy (about 2 minutes).
- Scrape the sides of the pan, and spread the batter evenly in the pan.
- Sprinkle with chocolate chips and nuts. Optionally, cut the chocolate chips and nuts into the batter to some extent.
- Bake at 350 °F (180 °C) for 30 to 40 minutes, until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean.
- Cool in pan; eat hot or cooled.