Low-Fat Chocolate Cake

You can lightly dust this cake with powdered sugar for a simple elegant presentation.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • cooking spray
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square pan with parchment paper and coat with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix the flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt, and sugar well. In a medium bowl, thoroughly mix the oil, egg white, yogurt, vanilla, and fudge topping. Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the batter into the baking pan. Bake for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.