Rating: 3.43 stars
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 14 Ratings

This cake recipe is lighter and airier than many, thanks to the beaten egg whites.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
1 hr 5 mins
bake:
1 hr at 325°
Servings:
14
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Chocolate-Espresso Chiffon Cake

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Separate eggs, discarding 3 of the yolks or saving for another use. Let eggs stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Dissolve espresso in water; set aside.

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  • In large bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; make well in center. Add oil, the 5 egg yolks, dissolved espresso, and vanilla. Beat on low until moistened; beat on medium-high 4 to 5 minutes or until satin smooth. Stir in grated chocolate.

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  • Wash and dry beaters. In 4-quart bowl beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium-high until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Pour chocolate batter in thin stream over surface of whites; fold to blend. Spoon in ungreased 10-inch tube pan.

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  • Bake 60-70 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched near center. Invert pan to cool. Carefully loosen sides; remove from pan. Serve with Espresso Whipped Cream. Makes 14 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate-Espresso Chiffon Cake)

354 calories; total fat 19g; saturated fat 7g; polyunsaturated fat 6g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 99mg; sodium 286mg; potassium 147mg; carbohydrates 42g; fiber 1g; sugar 26g; protein 4g; vitamin a 340IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 44mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 101mg; iron 2mg.

Espresso Whipped Cream

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  • In chilled bowl combine whipping cream, sugar, espresso powder or instant coffee crystals, and vanilla. Beat until soft peaks form.

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Reviews

14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2