Healthified Chocolate-Almond Pudding Cake

40% less fat • 75% less sat fat • 27% fewer calories than the original recipe. Gooey, yummy, chocolaty—canola oil and skim milk are two of the skinny secrets.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup chopped almonds, toasted*
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup fat-free (skim) milk
2
tablespoons canola oil
2
teaspoons vanilla
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1 3/4
cups water
Vanilla reduced-fat ice cream, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, almonds, 1/4 cup cocoa, the baking powder and salt. Stir in milk, oil, vanilla and almond extract until blended. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, mix brown sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa with wire whisk. Stir in water. Heat just to boiling, stirring occasionally. Pour over batter.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until center is set. Cool 30 minutes before serving.
  • 4 To serve, spoon warm cake into individual dessert bowls; spoon pudding from baking dish over cake. Serve with ice cream.

Expert Tips

*To toast almonds, heat oven to 350°F. Spread almonds in ungreased shallow pan. Bake 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the original.

For a mocha-flavored dessert, add 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules to the batter mixture.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.