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Healthier Chocolate Chip Cake on a white plate with a fork
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Healthier Chocolate Chip Cake

This cake has less cholesterol and sugar and more whole wheat flour than a traditional cake but you'd never know it. And it has chocolate!
Servings: 12 slices
Author: Dorothy Kern


  • 1 cup egg beaters
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sparkling water
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips divided


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 12-cup Bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray with flour.
  • Whisk egg beaters in a large bowl with a whisk. Gradually add the sugar and whisk until smooth. Whisk in salt, oil, and extract. Whisk in baking powder and baking soda.
  • Stir in whole wheat and all-purpose flour. Add sparkling water and stir gently until just mixed. Stir in 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake for about 30-35 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely in pan before removing to a serving plate.
  • Optional garnish: melt 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Heat on 50% power in 30 second increments, stirring between each, until melted and smooth. Place in a ziploc bag with a tip cut off and drizzle