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How to Make Guilt Free Chocolate Cake

Updated on June 25, 2013

The Final Product!

This guilt free dessert is scrumptious!  It will cure the chocolate craving many of us have without the calories and fat.  It doesn't take long to make and is extremely easy to make!
This guilt free dessert is scrumptious! It will cure the chocolate craving many of us have without the calories and fat. It doesn't take long to make and is extremely easy to make! | Source

Each and every day, Americans become more and more over weight. Obesity has become a horrendous epidemic in this country, and it is not easy to keep it under control. This epidemic is causing major health problems including heart disease and diabetes. It is important to stay fit by being active and eating healthy. With that in mind, we all deserve a little treat now and again. Below is a recipe titled, “3-2-1 cake” to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings without feeling guilty.

Not only is this a low calorie, low fat dessert, it is also low cost. Each serving is less than 40 cents depending on the price of the cake mix and toppings you choose. It is also one of the quickest and easiest recipes around. You will be enjoying your scrumptious treat in less than 2 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 Box Angel Food Cake Mix
  • 1 Box Chocolate Cake Mix, or other flavor
  • 1 spray Non-stick Spray
  • Water

It's as Easy as Pie!

You will notice the mixture become frothy when you combine the mix and the water.  The more you stir it, the more frothy it becomes.
You will notice the mixture become frothy when you combine the mix and the water. The more you stir it, the more frothy it becomes. | Source

Instructions

  1. Combine both cake mixes in a Ziploc bag and shake well
  2. Spray non-stick spray into a 1 cup sized microwavable dish
  3. Combine 3 tablespoons of mix, 2 tablespoons of water in the dish and mix well
  4. Microwave for 1 minute
  5. Let cake cool for 30 seconds, place on serving plate and add toppings of your choice
  6. Enjoy your individual 3-2-1 cake!

Plain Cake

When you take the cake out of the microwave oven, if you allow it to cool for just a few minutes you can enjoy it without toppings if you are in the mood for a not so sweet treat.
When you take the cake out of the microwave oven, if you allow it to cool for just a few minutes you can enjoy it without toppings if you are in the mood for a not so sweet treat. | Source

Guilt Free Cake!

Be creative!  If you are making these small cakes for your children, or for a party, you can create designs such as smiley faces or checker boards to make your dessert a bit more interesting and fun!
Be creative! If you are making these small cakes for your children, or for a party, you can create designs such as smiley faces or checker boards to make your dessert a bit more interesting and fun! | Source

Nutrition Information

Cake (plain):

110 Calories

25g Carbohydrates

15g Sugar

<1g fat

2g protein

255mg sodium

3 Weight Watchers points

Cake (plain)

1 tablespoon of light chocolate syrup:

135 Calories

30g Carbohydrates

20g Sugar

<1g fat

2g protein

290mg sodium

4 Weight Watchers points

Cake (plain)

1 tablespoon of light non-dairy whipped topping:

120 Calories

26g Carbohydrates

16g Sugar

1g fat

2g protein

255mg sodium

3 Weight Watchers points

Cake (plain)

1 tablespoon of light chocolate syrup

1 tablespoon of light non-dairy whipped topping:

145 Calories

31g Carbohydrates

21g Sugar

1g fat

2g protein

290mg sodium

4 Weight Watchers points

Enjoy your easy, inexpensive, and guilt free dessert, and don’t forget to share your “3-2-1 cake” recipe with your friends. Now you can have your cake and eat it too!

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      Mmargie1966 4 years ago from Gainesville, GA

      Thanks, teaches! I'm glad you enjoyed it!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Guilt-free and simple, what more could I ask for? Oh, yes, and it's chocolate! Your share is absolutely delish.

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      The Frog Prince 4 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Margie - I'm with ya woman but I love the guilt associated with a large jiucy slice of chocolate cake :)

      The Frog

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