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1 point Chocolate Cake Ball (nothing artificial)

Certain things will pull me out of “blogging retirement”….chocolate falls into this category. I told you last year the success I had maintaining my sugar intake with the Weight Watcher’s app…I love that app. I eat healthy and I am comfortable with my weight…so by no means and I trying to lose weight. However, I do love to seek out and try good recipes that offer me a way to tempt my sweet tooth, while watching the sugar. I tweaked this recipe until it was perfect…you and your whole family will love it! It is much like a brownie/cake/donut hole…a perfect treat to enjoy with coffee:) The best part is…only ONE point per cakeball!!! AND NOTHING artificial!!!

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1 point Chocolate Cake Ball (nothing artificial)

Tracie at CleverlyInspired
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 28

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ⁄2cup sall-purpose flour
  • 1 ⁄2cup squick cooking rolled oats (grind fine, measurement is already grinded)
  • 1 ⁄4cup sunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 ⁄2tspbaking soda
  • 1 ⁄8tsp salt
  • 1 ⁄2cup slow-fat buttermilk
  • 3 ⁄8cup ssugar (which equals 6T)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbspunsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tspvanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Heat up Babycake machine or 350 oven
  • Combine all dry ingredients
  • Separately combine wet
  • Mix the two
  • Bake

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I used a mini chopper to finely grind the oats (this is key to the texture of the baked balls….sorry, now I am laughing….)

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I baked these in my babycake machine (which I LOVEEEE), you could probably use mini cupcake pans as well. This recipe made 28!!! And they are only 1 point each!

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I rolled them in some powdered sugar….optional to do that:)

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Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog Cleverlyinspired.com she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes...all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha's Circle of trusted bloggers.

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