Whole Wheat Chocolate-Blueberry Cake

Sneak some extra nutrition into your chocoholic's diet. This rich chocolate cake recipe is hiding whole-wheat flour and blended blueberries inside for a fiber and vitamin boost.

Whole Wheat Chocolate-Blueberry Cake
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
35 mins
Bake Time:
30 mins
Cool Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 6 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup water

  • ½ cup fresh blueberries

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed

  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate pieces

  • Fresh blueberries and/or Blueberry Sauce (see recipe below)

Blueberry Sauce

  • ½ cup frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed

  • ½ fresh blueberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In blender combine water, blueberries, and the egg. Cover and blend until smooth. Add to flour mixture. Whisk until well combined. Pour into greased 8x8x2-inch baking pan.

  2. Bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack. Invert onto serving platter.

  3. In small microwave-safe bowl combine dessert topping and chocolate pieces. Micro-cook, covered, on 50 percent power (medium) 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Let stand 5 minutes. Pour onto cooled cake, spreading evenly.

  4. Cut cake into squares to serve. Top with fresh blueberries. Serve with Blueberry Sauce. Makes 9 servings.

Blueberry Sauce

  1. In blender combine dessert topping and blueberries. Cover and blend until smooth.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

230 Calories
6g Fat
45g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 230
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 176mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1.8mg 9%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 160mg 3%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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