Chocolate Marvel Cake


Classifications: Cakes and Pies

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 cup strong brewed coffee

1 cup skim milk

2 4oz jars pureed prune baby food

4 egg whites

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

3/4 cup baking cocoa

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt


6 tablespoons margarine, softened

2 2/3 cups confectioners' sugar

1/4 cup baking cocoa

2 tablespoons skim milk

2 tablespoons strong brewed coffee

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions: In a mixing bowl, combine coffee, milk, baby food, egg whites and vanilla; beat until well blended. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt; add to coffee mixture. Beat for 2 minutes or until well blended (batter will be thin). Pour into two 9-in. round cake pans that have been coated with nonstick cooking spray and lightly floured. Bake at 350* for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely. For frosting, in a mixing bowl, cream margarine, sugar and cocoa. Gradually add the milk, coffee and vanilla, beating well. Frost between layers and top and sides of cake. Yield 16 servings.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One serving equals 306 calories, 614 mg sodium, trace cholesterol, 64 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 5 gm fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 3 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

Serves: 1

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