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Light Chocolate Torte

Cooking Spray/Vegetable Oil/Crisco
4 C. All-Purpose Flour
4 oz. Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1 ¾ C. Sugar
2 t. baking soda
¼ t. salt
½ t. ground cinnamon
2 eggs
10 oz. Pitted prunes, soaked in 2 to 3 T. Orange Juice or Water (for at least 15 minutes)and Pureed with soaking liquid
2 t. Vanilla extract
1 C. 1% Milk
1 C. Strong Brewed Coffee
Confectioners’ sugar for dusting (Optional)

Preheat Oven to 250 degreed. Spray, oil or grease 9×13 pan. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Beat eggs until fluffy and doubled in volume. Add prune puree and vanilla. Mix well and add to dry ingredients, beating well. Combine milk and coffee, then beat into batter and pour into prepared cake pan. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until tip of knife inserted gently into center of cake comes out clean. Leave cake to cook for a few minutes and then, if desired, sift confectioners sugar over top.

*Recipe from Tast For Life

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