Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (52g)

Calories 164
Calories from Fat 19 (11%)
Amount Per Serving %DIV
Total Fat 2.1g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 45.8mg 15%
Sodium 417.4mg 18%
Potassium 797.8mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 29.6g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3.1g 12%
Sugars 10.8g
Protein 6.3g 13%

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Recipe Description
My family has eaten this every year for Christmas for I can't tell you how long. This loaf cake is devilishly moist and chocolatey. Goes great on Chirstmas Eve with a cup of Coffee while you are waiting for Santa to come .
Prep time
20 min
Cook time
50 min
Ready In
1 hr 10 min

Ingredients

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2 Teaspoon(t)  pure vanilla extract
2 Cup(c)  chocolate syrup
4   large eggs, separated
1 Cup(c)  sugar
8 Tablespoon(T)  unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 Tablespoon(T)  unsweetened cocoa powder
1 Cup(c)  self rising flour

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 350° F.

Line two 9 by 5 inch loaf pans with parchment paper. Grease the pans, dust them with flour, and tap out the excess.

Sift the flour and the cocoa powder together into a bowl, and set it aside. Cream the butter and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add the egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Reduce the speed to low and add the flour mixture in three additions, alternating with the syrup in two additions, beginning and ending with the flour. Then beat in the vanilla.

Using a clean, dry bowl and beaters, beat the egg whites on medium high speed until stiff peaks form, about 1 1/2 minutes. Stir one fourth of the egg whites into the batter to lighten it. Then add the remaining whites in three additions, folding them in until incorporated. Scrape the batter into the prepared loaf pans, and bake on the center oven rack until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 50 minutes.

Allow the loaves to cool in the pans set on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Then run a knife around the edges and turn the loaves out. Return them to the rack to cool completely. Cut one or both loaves into slices, and serve.

Additional notes

This recipe makes two, one loaf for now and one to freeze for unexpected company.

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