Dark Chocolate Cake

Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
60 min
Serves
14
Difficulty
Easy
Recipe Details
Ingredients
  • 1 spray(s) cooking spray
  • 2 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2/3 cup(s) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup(s) regular butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) hot water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup(s) sauerkraut, pureed until smooth
  • 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a Bundt pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl or in the bowl of an electric mixer, combine flour, sugar, baking soda and 2/3 cup of cocoa. Add melted butter, hot water and vanilla extract; mix well. Add sauerkraut and blend thoroughly.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan; bake in center of oven until a tester inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 55 to 60 minutes. Cool cake in pan for about 20 minutes and then turn out onto a baking rack to cool completely. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder before slicing into 14 pieces. Yields 1 slice per serving.
Notes
You can easily change the flavor of this cake by adding strong coffee instead of the hot water or adding cayenne pepper and cinnamon with the vanilla.