Chocolate-Studded Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Yogurt Frosting

By Hungry Haley
January 4, 2018
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Author Notes: A simple, rich chocolate cake with a creamy, lightly sweet frosting. Hungry Haley

Serves: 1 2-layered cake

For the cake

  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup mashed banana
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 egg, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons nut butter

For the frosting

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (or any yogurt)
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chunks
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and coat a two small cake pans with oil or butter.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  3. Beat together the wet ingredients using a hand-mixer and slowly pour into the dry ingredients. Stir to combine and remove any lumps of flour.
  4. Pour batter into cake pans evenly and bake for 20-22 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely.
  5. Slice and serve immediately and store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week.
  6. Enjoy!

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