- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8-inch pans, round or square.
- Thoroughly cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
- Sift together cocoa, flour, baking powder, soda, and salt, and add alternately with water to egg mixture. Stir in the sauerkraut. Pour batter into prepared pans.
- Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick comes out clean. Frost with your favorite chocolate or white frosting.
Per Serving: 291 calories; 12.2 42.6 4.9 74 311 Full nutrition
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I substituted 6 T. flaxseed meal for about a third of the butter. I also added between 1/2 and 3/4 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips along with the sauerkraut. I baked this in a Bundt pan for 45 m...
This was really good, I was very pleased. I chopped the sauerkraut super fine, so there were only a few incidents with stringy pieces. I frosted this cake with the Chocolate Frosting I recipe an...
It was pretty good, the saurkraut needs 2 either be chopped really super fin eor food processed. My brother really didn't enjoy the stringy pieces of pickeled cabbage.
Love this cake! If you think the sauerkraut taste is a little strong, just rinse it off before chopping it. It adds a nice texture to this cake. The only change I made was substituting apples...
I have made this cake for yrs, no one will believe that it is made with sauerkraut, so gooooood
I loved this cake! It was moist and yummy. I substituted the water for coffee to bring out the chocolate. I also washed, drained and cut the sauerkraut very small. Would definitely make it a...
I found this recipe delicious! My husband Al had requested a German Chocolate cake recipe for his birthday. I made the cake plus another batch of muffins. The only change I would make at this t...
This cake just sounded too weird. So I couldn't help but try it. It was absolutely delicious. I followed the recipe exactly and made a Swiss Merengue Buttercream Chocolate Frosting and covered t...