Chocolate Lovers' Cake

Chocolate Lovers' Cake

  • Recipe Serves: 12
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Cook Time 35 min
  • Chill Time 15 min

Ingredients:

  • CAKE:
  • 3/4 cup Country Crock® Spread
  • 6 squares (1 oz. ea.) bittersweet chocolate or 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, coarsely chopped
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • GLAZE:
  • 5 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread
  • 10 squares (1 oz. ea.) bittersweet chocolate or 1-2/3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, coarsely chopped

Directions:

  1. For CAKE, preheat oven to 350°. Grease 9-inch round cake pan, then line with parchment or waxed paper; set aside.
  2. Melt 3/4 cup Country Crock® Spread with chocolate in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally; set aside to cool slightly. Beat egg whites with salt in medium bowl with electric mixer until stiff peaks form; set aside.
  3. Beat egg yolks with sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer until light and ribbony, about 2 minutes. While beating, slowly add chocolate mixture until blended. Beat in flour. Fold in egg white mixture with spatula just until blended. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 35 minutes. (Note: Toothpick inserted in center will come out with moist crumbs.) Run knife around rim of cake to loosen cake from sides of pan; cool 15 minutes on wire rack. Remove cake from pan and cool completely.
  5. For GLAZE, melt 5 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread with chocolate in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally. Spread warm glaze over cake.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 serving Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
Calories from Fat 230
Total Fat 26 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Sodium 180 mg
Total Carbs 34 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 26 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin A 15 %
Vitamin C 0 %
Calcium 2 %
Iron 8 %
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