Rich Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting

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Rich Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup fat free greek yogurt

Directions:

  1. Clean your cooking area and wash your hands. 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9-inch square baking pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and baking powder.
  3. Stir in hot water. 
Add applesauce, Greek yogurt, and egg. Stir gently until mixed.
  4. Pour into pan and bake 25-30 minutes until cooked through.

Chocolate Frosting

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3½ cups powdered sugar

Directions:

  1. Beat butter and cocoa powder together with a mixer until well combined.
  2. Add milk and vanilla, and mix to combine.
  3. Gradually beat in the powdered sugar, starting on low speed (to prevent the sugar from flying!) and working up to a higher speed to lightly whip the chocolate frosting.
  4. Frost the cooled cake once it has cooled.

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