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Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe

Not your usual chocolate chip cake, this one has been reworked and tested. Very healthy too because it contains oatmeal, LOL.
Chip cake Recipe by .

1 3/4 cups Boiling water
1 3/4 cups unsifted flour
1 cup Oatmeal (uncooked, either regular or quick)
1 tsp Soda
1 cup Brown sugar
1/2 tsp Salt
1 cup Granulated sugar
2 Tb Unsweetened cocoa
1 stick Margarine
1 package Semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Eggs, extra large
3/4 cup Chopped walnuts

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 9 x 13 inch pan
Preheat oven, grease and flour your pan.

Pour boiling water over oatmeal, add margarine and set aside for 10 minutes until margarine melts. Add the mixture to the brown sugar and granulated sugar. Add eggs and mix well. Sift flour, soda, salt and cocoa together, add to sugar mixture. Mix well. Add about half of the chocolate chips and mix. Pour chocolate chip cake batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle walnuts and remaining chocolate chips on top. Bake until wooded pick inserted in center comes out clean.
DO NOT OVER BAKE

Serves 16
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 114 g
Calories 378
Calories from Fat 154
Total Fat 17.1g 26%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 324mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 53.1g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
Sugars 32.2g
Protein 5.4g
Vitamin A 6% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 3% • Iron 11%



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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!