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Chocolate Lentil Cake

Prep Time: 25 Minutes

Total time: 55 Minutes

Servings: 20

Part of our Hidden HealthyTM collection of recipes where we show you unique ways of incorporating lentils into your food, unsuspecting to the picky eater's eye!

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    ½ cup (125 mL) dry split red lentils, rinsed

    1½ cup (375 mL) water

    ¾ cup (175 mL) quick-cooking oatmeal

    ¾ cup (175 mL) granulated sugar

    ¾ cup (175 mL) brown sugar, packed

    1¾ cup (425 mL) all purpose flour

    1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder

    1 tsp (5 mL) salt

    3.9 oz (110 g) packaged instant chocolate pudding

    2 eggs, well beaten

    1/3 cup (75 mL) vegetable oil

    1 Tbsp (15 mL) almond extract

    1 2/3 cups (400 mL) boiling water


Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine lentils and water and heat to boiling. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until lentils are falling apart, about 15-20 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350° F (180°C). Grease a 13x9-inch (22x33-cm) baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl combine dry ingredients, mixing well.
  4. In a medium bowl beat together eggs, oil, and almond extract. Stir in lentils.
  5. Add lentil mixture to dry ingredients and mix well. Add boiling water and mix thoroughly.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into centre comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack before cutting.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 piece
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 190
  • Total Fat 0.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Carbohydrates 33 g
  • Dietary Fibre 1 g
  • Sugar 19 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Sodium 170 mg
  • Potassium 87 mg
  • Folate 17 mcg