Chocolate Snack Cake

Cuisinart original

Unbelievably easy and sure to satisfy your sweet tooth fast.


Makes 4 individual cakes


2      tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
¼     cup sugar
1      egg½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
¼     cup flour
1½   tablespoons cocoa powder
½     teaspoon baking powder
¼     teaspoon espresso powder (optional)
        pinch of salt
1      tablespoon whole milk
¼     cup chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, or
        chopped walnuts (add-ins optional)
        melted butter for brushing
        powdered sugar for dusting
        whipped cream or ice cream to serve

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per individual cake (with chocolate chips):
Calories 230 (43% from fat) • carb. 29g • pro. 4g• fat 11g • sat. fat 6g • chol. 69mg • sod. 117mg• calc. 385mg • fiber 2g


In a small mixing bowl, whisk softened butter and
sugar together until pale and fluffy. Whisk in egg
and vanilla extract. Sift in flour, cocoa, baking
powder, espresso powder (if using), and salt; mix
to incorporate. Add the tablespoon of milk and stir
until smooth. Mix in any add-ins.
Preheat the Cuisinart® Sandwich Maker. Lightly
brush the plates with melted butter. Carefully
spoon the cake batter into each well of the
preheated Sandwich Maker. Close the lid; lock
and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until an inserted
toothpick comes out clean. Carefully release cakes
with a heatproof silicone spatula. Serve warm with
a dusting of powdered sugar and whipped cream.

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