Chocolate cake

Sometimes it is okay to reward ourselves. This tantalizing cake is healthier than anything that can be bought. We simply dare you to find a chocolate cake that tastes better.

Cake Base Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 34 cups flour
  • 34 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 12 tsp. baking powder (aluminum free)
  • 1 12 tsp. baking soda
  • 14 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup water

Frosting Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp. softened, unsalted butter
  • 2 34 cups of powdered sugar
  • 12 cup cocoa powder
  • 13 cup milk


  1. Mix evaporated cane juice, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Add beaten eggs, milk, and oil.
  3. Mix for two minutes.
  4. Bring cup of water to a boil.
  5. Stir the boiling water into the mix.
  6. Evenly distribute the batter into a greased and floured pan.
  7. Cook the cake for 35-40 minutes in an oven that has been preheated to 350° F.
  8. While the base is cooking, make the frosting by power mixing the frosting ingredients together.
  9. Wait until the cake is cool, and then apply frosting.


Aneta Pietka
# evaporated cane juiceAneta Pietka 2017-10-14 22:11
Hello, I read an article about cane juice and basically it says that sugars advertised as cane juice are not very pure but are processed a little less then white sugars, how does one find a pure cane juice these days?
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Sarah C. Corriher (H.W. Researcher)
# RE: evaporated cane juiceSarah C. Corriher (H.W. Researcher) 2017-10-14 22:39
Evaporated cane juice is pure. We wrote about its processing (or lack thereof) in our sweeteners article:
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