Nutrition

How many Calories in a Piece of Chocolate Cake

Calories in a piece of chocolate cake contains 157 calories, and it consists mainly of white sugar, all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, eggs, milk, and vegetable oil.

Calories in chocolate cake ingredients

The following points show how many calories are in the main ingredients of chocolat cake:

  • One cup of white sugar contains 774 calories.
  • One cup of all-purpose flour contains 455 calories.
  • One cup of cocoa powder contains 196 calories.
  • One medium size egg contains 63 calories.
  • One cup of whole milk contains 149 calories.

 

Tips to reduce calories in chocolate cake

Chocolate cake is a high-calorie dish, and the number of calories in it can be reduced by replacing some of its ingredients with healthy ones, including the following:

  • Using brown sugar instead of white sugar reduces the calories in the entire chocolate cake recipe by 446 calories, or 19 calories per piece.
  • Using whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour reduces the calories in the entire chocolate cake recipe by 82 calories, or 3.5 calories per piece.
  • Using skim milk instead of whole milk reduces the calories in the entire chocolate cake recipe by 63 calories, or 2.5 calories per piece.

 

Nutrient content of chocolate cake

It contains many nutrients that are beneficial to health, including the following:

  • Dietary fiber.
  • Iron.
  • selenium.
  • magnesium.
  • chrome.
  • manganese.
  • copper.
  • phosphorous.
  • zinc.
  • Vitamin A.
  • b vitamins; Such as: vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, folate, and vitamin B12.

 

Chocolate cake nutritional value

The following table shows the nutritional value of some nutrients in one piece of chocolate cake:

Nutrients Nutritional value
Calories 157 calories
carbohydrates 26 grams
Dietary fiber 1 gr
sugars 17 grams
protein 2 gr
Fats 6 grams
Saturated fat 1 gr
cholesterol 16 milligrams
calcium 36.4 milligrams
Iron 0.9 milligrams
magnesium 17.3 milligrams
potassium 72.6 milligrams
Sodium 217.1 milligrams
Vitamin A 39.5 international units
Vitamin B1 0.1 milligrams
Vitamin B3 1.1 milligrams
folate 20 micrograms