Recipe

Chocolate Yogurt Cake with Coffee Glaze

June 22, 2016
makes 10 servings
prep time 15 min
cook time 60 min

Ingredients

Cake

  • 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened + 1 Tb
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. Kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup low-fat or fat-free vanilla yogurt
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tsp. bourbon extract
  • 1¼ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, large 

Glaze

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 small packets instant espresso
  • 2 Tb water

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, and then the bourbon, scraping down the sides of the mixing bowl along the way.
  3. In a separate bowl combine the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. In another bowl stir together the yogurt and water.
  4. Add one half of the dry ingredients to the creamed butter and stir. Next add the yogurt mixture and stir.
  5. Finally, add the rest of the dry ingredients and stir until everything is combined completely.
  6. Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan that has been dusted with the tablespoon of cocoa powder; bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. While the cake bakes, mix together the powdered sugar, instant espresso, and water until smooth.
  8. Remove the cake from the oven and let cool in the pan. Just before serving, drizzle the glaze over top.

 

Tips/Tricks - Note with alterations the nutritional values will be affected, including lactose content

**This cake may be served warm or cold, and is particularly delicious with a scoop of your favorite lactose-friendly ice cream and a tear of fresh mint.

**If you can’t find bourbon extract you can always substitute with actual bourbon or whiskey. 

Chocolate Yogurt Cake with Coffee Glaze

PT15M PT60M PT75M Serves 10 Ingredients:

Cake

    6 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened, 2/3 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened + 1 Tb , 1 cup all-purpose flour, ¾ cup whole wheat flour, 1½ tsp. baking powder, 3/4 tsp. Kosher salt, ½ tsp. baking soda, 1 cup low-fat or fat-free vanilla yogurt, 1/3 cup water, 2 tsp. bourbon extract, 1¼ cup sugar, 2 eggs, large ,

    Glaze

      2 cups powdered sugar, 3 small packets instant espresso , 2 Tb water,

nutritional facts

Per serving

Calories 380

Total Fat 9g

Saturated Fat 5g

Cholestrol 55mg

Sodium 340mg

Total Carbohydrate 72g

Dietary Fiber 3g

Protein 6g

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