Decadent Avocado-Chocolate Cake


Monday, February 17th 2020, 8:18 am
By: News On 6


Decadent avocado-chocolate cake from Angela Parris, WW

Serves?: 16 | SmartPoints per serving: 5 (across Green-Blue-Purple plans) 

Ingredients 

  • 5 sprays cooking spray 
  • 3 oz, chopped semisweet chocolate 
  • 1 cup white all-purpose flour 
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 
  • ¾ cup sugar 
  • 1 tsp baking powder 
  • ¾ tsp baking soda 
  • ? tsp table salt 
  • 1 cup(s) plain lowfat yogurt 
  • ½ California (Hass) avocado, ripe, peeled, pitted, and chopped 
  • 1 large egg(s) 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 1 tsp confectioners' sugar  Instructions 

 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line bottom of 8-inch round cake pan with parchment paper;  spray paper and side of pan with nonstick spray. 
  • Place chocolate in medium microwavable bowl and microwave on Low until melted,  stirring every 20 seconds. Let cool slightly. 
  • Stir together flour, cocoa powder, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and  salt in large bowl. 
  • Place yogurt in blender; add avocado and puree. Add egg and vanilla and pulse just  until combined. Add avocado mixture and melted chocolate to flour mixture and stir  until smooth. Spoon batter into prepared pan, smoothing the top. Bake until toothpick  inserted into center comes out clean, 28–30 minutes. 
  • Cool cake in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan and let cool  completely, right side up, on wire rack. Dust with confectioners’ sugar just before  serving. Cut into 16 slices.