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Churro Cake

Fluffy Churro flavoured cake dipped in melted chocolate to full fill all of your Churro cravings -- with only half the fat!
Weight Watchers: 3pp per slice
Servings: 21 slices
Calories: 101kcal
Author: Karina - Cafe Delites


Churro Cake

  • cup lightly packed brown sugar or muscavado sugar
  • ½ cup natural sweetener or your sugar of choice
  • ½ cup light butter , room temperature (or sub with spread of choice)
  • 2 tablespoons apple sauce (or extra butter/spread of choice)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups plain flour (all-purpose)
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch salt
  • cup unsweetened almond milk
  • Cinnamon sugar


  • 1/4 cup melted chocolate OR a Clean Chocolate Sauce (See recipe below)


  • Preheat oven to 176C | 350F. Grease a square 8-8-inch baking tray with cooking oil spray, and wipe over with a paper towel.
  • In a bowl, whisk brown sugar, sweetener/sugar, butter and apple sauce until. Add egg and vanilla and whisk again until light and creamy.
  • In a smaller bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Gradually beat in the dry ingredients.
  • Pour the milk into the batter, and mix well. Do not over beat batter.
  • Pour batter into prepared baking tray and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  • Bake until golden, about 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Cool completely before spreading with melted chocolate of choice, or a clean chocolate sauce.

Chocolate Sauce: To make your own Chocolate Sauce, combine and mix the following

  • tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • teaspoons natural sweetener/sugar of choice
  • tablespoons warm water, or enough to mix into your desired consistency
  • Enjoy!


Nutrition calculated excluding melted chocolate, as this is completely optional!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.7g | Protein: 2.7g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 0.3g