Lighter Chocolate Cake

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Sweet PQ

I've had this recipe for a long time. I am not sure where it came from. All I know is that it fits the bill when I have a chocolate craving without a lot of calories.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300*. Line bottom of a 8" round cake pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat the egg whites at medium speed until frothy. Slowly beat in the granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until soft peaks form. Fold in vanilla.
  3. Combine flour and 3 tablespoons cocoa powder in a small bowl. Sprinkle over beaten egg whites, half at a time, gently folding in until it is just absorbed.
  4. Spoon into baking pan and smooth the top. Bake 30 minutes - until top springs back when lightly pressed.
  5. Sprinkle icing sugar on a clean tea towel. Turn the cake out of the pan onto the towel & peel off the parchment paper. Cool completely.
  6. TOPPING:.
  7. Combine Cool Whip and chocolate syrup until blended. Spread over top & sides of cake. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon cocoa powder.

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