Thursday, August 18, 2011

Whole Wheat and Chocolate? Yes please.

Another winner from the Publix magazine. If you haven't ever visited a Publix.

Whole Wheat Dark Chocolate Cake with Blackberry Sauce

You'll need:
4 ounces high-quality dark chocolate, chopped
6 tablespoons Publix GreenWise Market Organic Unsalted Butter,* cut up
3/4 cup strong brewed coffee
2 tablespoons bourbon (optional)
1 Publix GreenWise Market Organic Egg,* lightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon vanilla*
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup sugar*
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 recipe Chocolate Glaze, below
Publix Premium Vanilla Frozen Yogurt
1 recipe Blackberry Sauce, below
Fresh blackberries
Dark chocolate shavings

*available organic

Let's start:

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease the bottom of a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Line the bottom with parchment paper. Grease and flour parchment paper; set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan heat chocolate with the butter and coffee over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat and cool for 10 minutes. Using a wooden spoon, beat in the bourbon, if using, egg and vanilla. Add the flour, sugar, soda and salt; mix well. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

3. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Remove parchment paper. Cool thoroughly on wire rack.

4. Cut loaf into 8 slices. Drizzle slices with Chocolate Glaze. Top with a scoop of frozen yogurt and some of the Blackberry Sauce. Garnish with blackberries and chocolate shavings. Makes 8 servings

Nutrition: 441 cal., 22 g total fat (13 g sat. fat), 52 mg chol.,193 mg sodium, 56 g carb., 5 g dietary fiber, 5 g protein. Exchanges: 2 starch, 3 other carbohydrates, 4.5 fat.

Chocolate Glaze: In a microwave-safe bowl combine 1 cup frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed, and 1/2 cup dark chocolate pieces or finely chopped dark chocolate. Micro-cook on 50 percent power (medium) for 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Let stand 5 minutes. Drizzle over cooled cake.

Blackberry Sauce: In a blender or food processor combine 1/2 cup Publix Premium Vanilla Frozen Yogurt and 1-2/3 cups (9 ounces) fresh blackberries. Cover and blend or process until smooth.

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