No-Regrets Chocolate Snacking Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

From Shape magazine, February 2003.

Top Review by whtbxrmom

Pretty good for a light cake. I topped it with a whipped frosting and took it to a lunch with co-workers. Everyone seemed to like it - I didn't have to worry about bringing home left overs, that's for sure.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Lightly coat a 9-by-12-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine next 6 ingredients (flour through salt). Mix well with a fork to break up brown sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine buttermilk, egg whites, melted margarine and vanilla. Mix on low speed until blended.
  4. Gradually beat in boiling water.
  5. Then slowly add flour mixture and, again, mix on low speed until blended.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack.
  8. Sift confectioners' sugar over top just before slicing.

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