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Chocolate Valentine's Cake

Time 45 minutes
Yields Serves 8
Chocolate Valentine’s Cake
1

Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9-inch round cake pan with butter and line it with parchment paper.

2

Sift together the flour, cocoa, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl. Stir until the ingredients are blended.

3

Combine the baby food puree, vanilla, egg substitute and milk. Stir it into the dry ingredients until they’re almost blended.

4

Combine the espresso powder and boiling water and stir the liquid into the batter just until the ingredients are blended.

5

Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake the cake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool the cake in the pan 10 minutes.

6

Invert it onto a wire rack to cool a little more, then place the warm cake on a serving plate. Sprinkle the top of the cake with some cocoa powder and instant coffee. Cut the cake into slices and serve each piece with a few raspberries.


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