Cakes

Lightened Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake

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A lightened chocolate pound cake with cinnamon

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5 ounces semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, chopped
3 ounces bitter-sweet chocolate baking squares, chopped
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/4 cup Fage 0% fat Greek Yogurt
3/4 cup sugar
5 tbsp. Domino light sugar/stevia mix or another 2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs, at room temperature
1/2 cup egg substitute or equivalent to 2 eggs
1/2 cup chocolate syrup
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups (180 grams) all purpose, unbleached flour
1 cup (120 grams) whole wheat pastry flour
1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/8 tsp. kosher salt
1 cup buttermilk
Powdered Sugar, optional
Preheat the oven to 325°. In a medium, microwave safe bowl, microwave the chocolate on high for 30 seconds. Stir the chocolate and continue to microwave at 15 second intervals, stirring after each time...
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Nutritions

Calories
194

Sodium
83mg
3% DV

Fat
10g
16% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
19g
6% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV