• Making Mayo’s Recipes: You’ll love this chocolate cake

a chocolate cake dessert in a springform pan sitting a kitchen towel
If you're celebrating with a special valentine this week, you might want to try this chocolate cake recipe. Cocoa powder, hot coffee and fat-free yogurt are just some of the ingredients.

Each week one of the 100+ tasty video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network, just in time for you to try at the weekend. You can also have the recipes delivered via the Mayo Clinic App.

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. Find more recipes and other healthy-living insights on the Mayo Clinic App.

Watch: Simple, soft chocolate cake.

Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (TRT 1:14) is in the downloads.


  1. 2 cups sugar
  2. 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  3. 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  4. 2 teaspoons baking soda
  5. 2 teaspoons baking powder
  6. 1 teaspoon salt
  7. 1 1/2 cups fat-free plain yogurt
  8. 2 eggs
  9. 1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee
  10. 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

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