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Torta light al cacao

Light Cocoa Cake without Butter, Eggs, Oil, and Milk

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Italian
Servings 10


  • 300 grams 00 flour
  • 180 g of sugar
  • 45 grams of bitter cocoa the best you can find
  • 40 gr of liqueur of your choice if you do not want to use liqueur, you can replace it with water
  • 300 g of water
  • 1 sachet of vanilla flavored baking powder


  • Sift the flour, cocoa, and baking powder into a large bowl.
  • Add the sugar, liqueur, water as needed, you might need a little more, or a little less than the stated amount, and stir with a spoon until you get a smooth cream.
  • Grease and flour a pan, and fill it with the dough, then transfer everything into an over preheated to 160°C.
  • Bake the cake for 45-50 minutes, then take it out of the oven, pull it out of the pan and let it cool wrapped in a clean kitchen cloth (do not skip this last step!).
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