Sick of seeing dessert recipes yet? One thing you have to know about me, is that as much as I love cooking, baking and sweets is where my heart lies (in the kitchen, at least). I have a major sweet tooth. This decadent chocolate cake may just be my favorite cake recipe. period.
Indulgent Chocolate Cake
(healthified from this recipe)
1 (18.25 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
1 (5.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce (OR a 1/3 cup milk, whichever you have on hand)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup fat-free sour cream
1/4 cup warm water
1-1.5 cups mini chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- In a large bowl, mix together the cake and pudding mixes, sour cream, oil, applesauceORmilk, beaten eggs and water. Stir in the chocolate chips and pour batter into cupcake liners in a muffin tin.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool cake thoroughly before serving, dust the cake with powdered sugar, or top with this yummy cream cheese frosting:
Cream Cheese Frosting
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
*Cream together cream cheese and butter, add the vanilla, then slowly add the powdered sugar.