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The BEST Chocolate Cake Recipe

The BEST Chocolate Cake

There are two secret ingredients that make this the BEST chocolate cake - one is in the cake and one is in the icing.  Trust me.  This is the BEST chocolate cake.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 513 kcal

Ingredients
  

Chocolate Cake

  • 3 c flour
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2/3 c cocoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 c vegetable oil
  • 2 c water
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp vinegar

Chocolate Icing

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 c powdered sugar
  • 1/3 c nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2/3 c cocoa

Instructions
 

  • Mix together all the cake ingredients and pour into a greased 9x13 pan.
  • Bake at 350F for 40 minutes.
  • Allow to cool completely.
  • Mix together all the icing ingredients. Spread over cake.

Notes

Macros Per Serving: 66g net carbs, 23g fat, 5g protein
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