Chocolate Mud Cake for Dieters

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Grace Fung

This is a cake to die for! Chocaholics will love this one. Indulge yourselves without the guilt!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C and line a 20cm round cake tin with baking paper.
  2. Place the prunes, apple juice and bicarbonate of soda in a saucepan, bring to the boil, turn off the heat, cover and leave to cool.
  3. Once cool, puree until smooth.
  4. Sift the flour and cocoa and stir into the cooled prune puree.
  5. Beat the egg whites until stiff, adding sugar gradually.
  6. Fold half the egg whites into the prune mixture and then fold in the remaining egg whites.
  7. Keep stirring gently until the egg white is incorporated.
  8. Spoon into the cake tin and bake for 35 minutes or until a cake skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  9. Cool on a rack and just before serving, sieve the icing sugar over the top.
  10. Serve with low-fat ice cream, low-fat fruche, or a coulis made from pureed, frozen raspberries.

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