Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream

  • 10MINS
  • 30MINS
  • 122KCAL

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories122
  • Carbs7g
  • Protein11g
  • Fat7g
  • Saturates3g
  • Sugars1g

Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

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This recipe is perfect for satisfying those chocolate cravings we all get from time to time.

The thought of losing weight can be a bit daunting for most people. The thought of giving up those things we’ve come to love, like cakes and biscuits.

When you’re following a diet plan, it’s important to understand that you really don’t need to go without. You just need to make a few tweaks.

Most of the time you can make your favourites a bit more slimming friendly, even cakes and biscuits!

You can make this with just a few simple ingredients, so you can’t go wrong with this Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream.

We have quite few recipes for slimming friendly cakes, why don’t you check out some of our others?

What diets is this Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream suitable for?

This Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free!

You could also enjoy this Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream if you’re dairy free by switching the quark for a dairy free alternative, or leaving out the cream topping all together.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

This recipe is also suitable for vegetarians.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream?

  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream recipe if you’re on WW Green. 
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

It’s delicious way to curb your chocolate cravings without blowing your daily allowance.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream?

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You’ll need a granulated sweetener for this recipe.

There are lots of high quality granulated sweeteners available from the supermarket, such as Canderel Sugarly, and Natvia.

The sweetener we use is the same weight and sweetness as sugar. If you are using a powdered sweetener, then please check how it compares to sugar. In some cases you’ll need to use less, as powdered sweeteners weigh less.

You could also substitute the sweetener for sugar, just remember to account for how this will fit into your diet plan.

You will also need some salted caramel flavouring. Check the baking aisle of your local supermarket.

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How many Calories are in this Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream?

There are 122 calories in each portion of the Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream, a huge saving on traditional cake! This means it falls into our Everyday Light recipe category. You can find all of our other Everyday Light recipes here.

This cake is a perfect treat if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

The chocolate cake

Step 1

Pre heat oven to 180°C. Lightly spray a square silicone cake tin.

Step 2

Mix together the egg yolks, sweetener, cocoa powder and vanilla essence. This may be a little thick so add the water to make more palatable.

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Step 3

In a separate dish, whisk the egg whites until very stiff and soft peaks are formed.

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Step 4

Add a spoonful of the whites to your chocolate mixture and gently fold it in.

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Step 5

Keep adding the whites and gently folding until well combined.

Step 6

Pour into your cake mould and bake for 30mins.

Step 7

Once cooked allow to cool before cutting into 6 portions.

Salted caramel cream

Step 1

Add the sweetener and flavouring to your quark and mix well. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Step 2

Serve with fresh strawberries and raspberries.

Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel - Pinch of Nom Slimming RecipesWhat should you should serve with Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream?

You don’t need to serve this cake with anything, but if you want to you could add one of the suggestions below!

  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Sliced Banana
  • Low Fat Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Choc Shot

Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.

How do you know when Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream is cooked?

The cake will be firm and will have risen. You can poke a skewer or a cocktail stick into it, and if it comes out dry it will be ready. Try not to open the oven to check on it too often as this can effect the temperature and the rise.

This should take approx 30 minutes in the oven (180°C).

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream in the fridge?

Once you’ve allowed any left over slices to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill.  You can keep leftovers of Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream?

We wouldn’t recommend freezing this recipe.

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Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream

Chocolate Cake With Salted Caramel Cream, a slimming friendly treat for anyone counting calories or following plans like Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    30 MINS
  • KCals 122
  • Carbs 7G
WW Points
  • 2 Green
  • 2 Blue
  • 2 Purple

Ingredients

For The Cake

  • 6 Eggs separated
  • 60 g Cocoa Powder
  • 70 g Granulated Sweetener
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • Low Calorie Cooking Spray

For The Cream

  • 125 g Quark
  • 1 tsp Salted Caramel Flavouring
  • 1 tbsp Granulated Sweetener

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Instructions

The Chocolate Cake
  1. Pre heat oven to 180°C. Lightly spray a square silicone cake tin
  2. Mix together the egg yolks, sweetener, cocoa powder and vanilla essence. This may be a little thick so add the water to make more palatable
  3. In a separate dish, whisk the egg whites until very stiff and soft peaks are formed
  4. Add a spoonful of the whites to your chocolate mixture and gently fold it in
  5. Keep adding the whites and gently folding until well combined
  6. Pour into your cake mould and bake for 30mins
  7. Once cooked allow to cool before cutting into 6 portions
Salted Caramel Cream
  1. Add the sweetener and flavouring to your quark and mix well. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Serve with fresh Strawberries & Raspberries

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44 comments

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Helen MarieTuesday 12th May 2020

Hi, I’m new to the site and trying your recipes for the first time. I just wanted to check, would you class these cakes as an everyday light, weekly indulgence or a special occasion? X

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    Sharon FitzpatrickWednesday 13th May 2020

    Hi Helen Marie, these cakes fall into the Everyday Light category as they are 122 calories each. Thanks for getting in touch and hope you enjoy making them!

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Gill WindleSaturday 27th July 2019

Hi would these work in individual moulds x 6

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    Emma TWednesday 25th September 2019

    Hi Gill,

    Yes, you may need to adjust the cooking time depending on the size of ramekin you use ????

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FinolaSunday 12th May 2019

Oh my… easiest and best cake ever. Not sure how it even made it into the oven….

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Joan WilshawSunday 14th April 2019

Hi,
I’ve got Erythritol sweetener, would this be the same as sukrin

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    Emma TSunday 14th April 2019

    Hi Joan,

    Yes, this is very similar! ????

    Reply

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