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Guilt-Free Chocolate Cake

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars

"You won't mix the fat when you taste this moist, fudgy dessert submitted by Brenda Ruse of Truro, Nova Scotia. Brenda substituted yogurt for the oil called for in a reduced-fat box mix to create this delicious cake."
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Ingredients

45 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix and cocoa. Combine the egg whites, egg, water and yogurt; add to dry ingredients and beat well. Pour into a 10-cup fluted tube pan coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One piece equals 191 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 399 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch.

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Most helpful positive review

Definitely one of the best cakes I have ever made! Since I didn't want to buy the 32 oz container of plain yogurt, I used Dannon Light & Fit Vanilla. It tasted wonderful! My mom (who is on Wei...

Most helpful critical review

tasted like cake mix :P

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Definitely one of the best cakes I have ever made! Since I didn't want to buy the 32 oz container of plain yogurt, I used Dannon Light & Fit Vanilla. It tasted wonderful! My mom (who is on Wei...

This was an amazing cake! I did use sugar free devil's food cake mix though. And instead of the confectioners' sugar i used sugar free chocolate frosting..it was delicious!

This recipe was DELICIOUS! The cake was very moist and no one could tell it was "guilt-free". Thanks for the recipe!

Served this for health minded friends at a dinner I had last night. When I told them no fat was added they could not believe it. Serveral asked the the recipe. I did add about 2/3 cup of mini...

I had to make a cake for a staff member who's recently been told to diet. I served this cake to her and the staff, and it was a big hit! Everyone wants the recipe. Very moist. It was a littl...

We certainly didn't miss the oil! Made as directed, but used the peanut butter glaze(from this site) as a previous reviewer suggested. Rave reviews from the family. Will definitely make again.

For low fat cake I was VERY happy. Yes it has a little diet taste but it is the same with weight watcher brands. I used a butter recipe cake mix with the 2x protein Greek Yogurt cherry/pom and...

tasted like cake mix :P

delicious! i made cupcakes from this recipe, using fat free Greek yogurt (half plain, half vanilla) and was very pleased.