Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is another one from Cooking Light. A little detailed, but well worth it--and it's light! Cooling time not included in cooking time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Coat an 8-inch round cake pan with cooking spray, line bottom of pan with wax paper.
  3. Coat wax paper with cooking spray, dust with 2 tsp flour; set aside.
  4. Lightly spoon 1 cup flour into dry measuring cup, level with a knife.
  5. Sift 1 cup flour and next 5 ingredients (through salt) into a bowl.
  6. Place sugar and butter in a large bowl, beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 5 minutes).
  7. Add egg whites, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  8. Add yogurt, vanilla, and egg, beating until blended.
  9. Gradually add flour mixture, beating until combined.
  10. Pour batter into prepared pan, sharply tap dish once on counter to remove air bubbles.
  11. Bake at 350°F for 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  12. Remove from oven, cool 10 minutes in pan.
  13. Place a plate upside down on top of cake; invert cake onto plate.
  14. Carefully peel off wax paper.
  15. Combine milk and chocolate in a small microwave safe bowl.
  16. Microwave at high for 30 seconds or until chocolate melts; stir until smooth.
  17. Cool slightly; drizzle over cake.
  18. Let glaze set; sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Most Helpful

I've made this cake twice, and it turned out great each time. We enjoy the smooth texture and chocolate taste in this relatively light cake. I also used the egg yolks instead of an additional egg.

Swiss Chocolate August 16, 2006

The directions are very detailed but perfect. I used my homemade plain yogurt and instead of using an extra large egg, I did go ahead and add the 3 egg yolks. The cake rose well and was moist. Thanks!

PaulaG September 07, 2005