Light Chocolate Cake with Mocha Icing

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10Ingredients
55Minutes
180Calories

Ingredients

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  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup self rising flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coffee granules (dissolved in 1 tbsp boiling water)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and line an 8 inch round cake pan.
    2. Cream butter and sugar together. Beat in egg. Sift flour and cocoa powder together then fold in alternately with milk, starting and ending with flour. Combine baking soda with 1/4 cup boiling water. Fold in. Transfer to prepared pan and bake for 35-40 mins, until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 5 mins then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
    3. Meanwhile, for the mocha icing, combine powdered sugar and cocoa powder. Whisk in coffee until smooth and spreadable. Spread over cooled cake.
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    NutritionView More

    180Calories
    Sodium7% DV170mg
    Fat11% DV7g
    Protein4% DV2g
    Carbs10% DV30g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories180Calories from Fat60
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol35mg12%
    Sodium170mg7%
    Potassium60mg2%
    Protein2g4%
    Calories from Fat60
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate30g10%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Sugars25g50%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C
    Calcium4%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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