DECADENT CHOCOLATE CAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • * 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • * 2 cups of whey crisps
  • * 1 1/4cups sifted organic whole wheat pastry flour
  • * 1 tsp baking soda
  • * 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • * 1/4 cup butter, softened at room temperature
  • * 1 1/4 cup natural brown sugar, lightly packed
  • * 2 eggs
  • * 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • * 1/2 cup sour cream
  • * 1/2 cup boiling water

Directions

  • 1. Preheat the oven to 375. Grease and flour a 9” cake pan.
  • 2. Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt together and set aside.
  • 3. Melt the chocolate and then allow it to cool slightly. Be careful to not allow it to harden.
  • 4. Beat the butter and sugar for two minutes. Add the eggs and beat for an additional two minutes. Beat in the vanilla and cooled chocolate.
  • 5. Gradually stir in the sifted flour mixture in approximate thirds, alternating each time with 1/4 cup of the sour cream, adding whey crisps at end.
  • 6. Stir in the boiling water. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • 7. Bake for 23 minutes. Do not overbake this cake! Allow the cake to cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  • Notes:
  • * If serving this cake to guests, for the ultimate decadence and best presentation, top it with a chocolate frosting of choice.

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