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Chocolate Lovers Cake

Make baking for others a family affair this Valentine’s Day with this easy-to-make recipe

Make baking for others a family affair this Valentine’s Day with this easy-to-make recipe.

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 3/4 Cups butter, such as Country Crock® spread
  • 6 squares (one ounce each) bittersweet chocolate
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3/4 Cups sugar
  • 1/3 Cup all-purpose flour

For the glaze:

  • 5 Tablespoons butter, such as Country Crock® spread
  • 10 squares (one ounce each.) bittersweet chocolate

Directions

For the cake:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease a 9-inch round cake pan, then line with parchment or waxed paper; set aside.

Melt 3/4 cup Country Crock® Spread with chocolate in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally; set aside to cool slightly. Beat egg whites with salt in medium bowl with electric mixer until stiff peaks form; set aside.

Beat egg yolks with sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer until light, about 2 minutes. While beating, slowly add chocolate mixture until blended. Beat in flour. Fold in egg white mixture with spatula just until blended. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake 35 minutes. (Note: Toothpick inserted in center will come out with moist crumbs.) Run knife around rim of cake to loosen cake from sides of pan; cool 15 minutes on wire rack. Remove cake from pan and cool completely.

For the glaze:

Melt the 5 tablespoons of Country Crock® Spread with chocolate in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally. Spread warm glaze over cake.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving1231
Total Fat88g100%
Sugar99gN/A
Saturated53g100%
Cholesterol316mg100%
Protein13g25%
Carbs118g39%
Vitamin A493µg55%
Vitamin B120.5µg9.1%
Vitamin B60.1mg6.6%
Vitamin D2µgN/A
Vitamin E2mg11%
Vitamin K11µg13%
Calcium81mg8%
Fiber7g28%
Folate (food)43µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)70µg18%
Folic acid16µgN/A
Iron5mg27%
Magnesium140mg35%
Monounsaturated26gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg6%
Phosphorus274mg39%
Polyunsaturated4gN/A
Potassium509mg15%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg24.1%
Sodium163mg7%
Sugars, added99gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg11.1%
Trans2gN/A
Zinc3mg17%