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Java Cake with Chocolate Sauce

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 8

Check out this coffee-flavored cake served drenched in a warm chocolate sauce – a delicious dessert! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cake

1
tablespoon instant coffee granules or crystals
2
teaspoons warm water
2/3
cup sugar
3
tablespoons margarine or butter
1
(8-oz.) container low-fat coffee yogurt
2
egg whites
1
cup all purpose or unbleached flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt

Sauce

1/3
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1/3
cup sugar
Dash salt
1/4
cup fat-free half-and-half

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray and lightly flour. In small bowl, dissolve coffee granules in water. Set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat 2/3 cup sugar and margarine until well blended. Add yogurt, egg whites and coffee mixture; mix well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour and all remaining cake ingredients; mix just until blended. Pour into sprayed and floured pan.
  • 3
    Bake at 350°F. for 22 to 32 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Invert cake onto plate; remove pan. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in small saucepan over very low heat, melt chocolate chips, stirring constantly. Stir in 1/3 cup sugar and dash of salt. Gradually add half-and-half, stirring constantly. Cook until thickened and hot, stirring constantly. Cool slightly. Serve warm sauce over cake wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Calling brewed coffee "java" dates back to the 1850's, when the finest beans came from that Indonesian island. Soldiers first popularized the term.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
33g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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