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Chocolate Sheet Cake

This Chocolate Sheet Cake is an easy dessert recipe and a fun change from a traditional round cake. Top with your favorite ice cream or a drizzle of peanut butter and some fresh strawberries. 

This Chocolate Sheet Cake is an easy dessert recipe and a fun change from a traditional round cake. Top with your favorite ice cream or a drizzle of peanut butter and some fresh strawberries. 

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup strongly brewed coffee (or water)
  • 1/2 cup full fat yogurt (plain or vanilla)
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1.25 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • chocolate chips & powdered sugar for topping

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt butter. 

Add coffee, yogurt, applesauce, egg and egg yolk, and sugar and mix well. 

Stir in cocoa powder and mix until combined. 

Add flour, baking powder and baking soda and stir until just combined. 

Spoon onto a small jelly roll pan (or rimmed cookie sheet) lined with parchment paper and spread evenly.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 min. 

Top immediately with chocolate chips and let sit for 5 minutes. Use a knife to spread until top is evenly coated. 

Once cool, top with powdered sugar. 


Notes


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