Fat-Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

Jean Teller shares reader favorites like this Fat-Free Chocolate Cake recipe, ideal for special occasions or dessert at home.

Reader favorite desserts include this Fat-Free Chocolate Cake recipe.

Reader favorite desserts include this Fat-Free Chocolate Cake recipe.

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Carol Gray, of Haughton, Louisiana, wrote, "My grandmother used to make a syrup cake with dark syrup. It was so moist! I would like to have the recipe if anyone has it."

Thelma Westmoreland, of Chickamauga, Georgia, sent this recipe.

Fat-Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

Nonstick cooking spray
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup light or dark corn syrup
4 egg whites
1 cup water

Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray 9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

In large bowl, combine dry ingredients until well mixed.

In second bowl, whisk together syrup, egg whites and water. Add to dry ingredients, mixing until smooth. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 30 minutes, or until done. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes before cutting.