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Chocolate Griddle Cakes

Cuisinart original


  • 1¾ cup unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup buttermilk, room temperature
  • 1 large egg, room temperatur
  • 1½ tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Nutritional information

Calories 89 (31% from fat) • carb. 13g • pro. 3g • fat 3g • sat. fat 2g • chol. 30mg • sod. 148mg • calc. 32mg • fiber 0g


  1. Preheat griddle.
  2. While the grill is preheating combine the flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and granulated sugar in a medium bowl. Stir with a whisk to blend.
  3. Combine the buttermilk, egg, melted butter and vanilla. Whisk to combine. Add the buttermilk/egg mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until just blended. Do not over-mix.
  4. Using a ¼-cup measure, drop batter onto the preheated griddle plates. Cook cakes until bubbles form on the surface, about 3 to 4 minutes; flip and cook until done, about 3 ½ minutes longer.