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Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

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WW Freestyle: 22
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 516


  • For the Cake
  • 3 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cold water
  • For the Whipped Cream
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
  • Set the bowl to the mixer and with your mixer on low speed, pour in the oil, vinegar, vanilla, and water; beat until smooth.
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  • Pour the mixture into two 9″ pans coated with butter and dusted with flour.
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  • Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Put the cake pans on cooling racks and cool for 15 to 20 minutes before removing the cakes from the pans to cool completely.
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  • In the meantime, prepare the whipped cream filling and the mocha glaze.
  • Combine the whipping cream, vanilla, and sugar.
  • Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • When chilled, beat the mixture until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread the whipped cream over one of the cakes, then set the other cake on top.
  • Stir together the instant espresso and boiling water until smooth. Set aside.
  • Combine the cream and the corn syrup in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the espresso.
  • Pour the mixture over the chocolate and let sit, covered, for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Stir until the chocolate is completely melted and the sauce is very smooth.
  • Keep warm until ready to use, then pour it over the cake.
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WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 22
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 516 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 296mg12%
Potassium 101mg3%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 35g39%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 585IU12%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.