Rich and moist, this cake is quick to bake and needs no frosting - just a dusting of powdered sugar.
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2/3 cup fat free skim milk
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 8-inch square baking pan; set aside.
Combine milk and coffee granules in bowl; stir to dissolve. Set aside.
Combine butter and sugar in another bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add milk mixture, egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan.
Cut cake into squares; sprinkle each serving with powdered sugar.
- Freeze individual portions of this cake for lunches. Wrap in plastic food wrap. Place in individual resealable plastic freezer bags.
- Top cake squares with low-fat whipped topping and fruit.
- Dust dessert plates with cocoa powder and powdered sugar for a gourmet touch.
Variation: Add 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon with dry ingredients.
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I added a little more cocoa powder and extra vanilla, and man, is it ever chocolately! I'll definitely make it again, but I'll stick to the recipe. :
This recipe is quick, simple & delicious! Just sweet enough to satisfy a craving. We like it served warm with vanilla bean ice cream. I will be making this one alot!