Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake II

Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake II


"A delicious chocolate cake with an ingredient best kept secret."


servings 168 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 200 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Sift cocoa, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together and set aside. In a separate small bowl, combine buttermilk with sauerkraut and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat in. Add flour mixture alternately with sauerkraut mixture. Beat only until blended.
  3. Pour batter into 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. Cool cake and frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.
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  1. 22 Ratings


Well, to be honest....I made this as a joke on my family. I know, but we have an evil streak when it comes to our humor! But let me tell is wonderful! The joke was on me! I used self...

Do not be scared! Live a little and step outside the box; these are fantastic! I followed the recipe w/2 minor alterations: 1. I made as cupcakes (baked for right around 20 min a batch and t...

Hands down one of the best cakes I have ever made! I followed the recipe exactly as stated and the result was spectacular! Thanks for submitting!

I had to try this because I love sauerkraut and the thought of putting it in a cake just tickled me. I was saddled with the task of making a cake for a going-away party for a co-worker, and thou...

The thought of putting sauerkraut into a chocolate cake was crazy, but the taste was amazing. This recipe makes a excellent cake and a must try. I topped it off with a coconut frosting and if my...

I made this cake yesterday mostly out of curiosity. I followed the recipe, except I used half dark and half lite brown sugar. I used a chocolate frosting and baked it in 2 9" round cake pans....

The idea of sauerkraut in cake is revolting...but you HONESTLY cannot taste it in here. It being in the cake has about the same affect as putting applesauce in. I nearly tossed my cookies at the...

Didn't care for this one. My kids weren't fooled and immediately thought it tasted strange and wouldn't eat it. My hubby liked it, but he is from Wisconsin and LOVES sauerkraut. Maybe it woul...

Made for my husband for his birthday and he really enjoyed along with my boys. Nobody in my family particularly likes sauerkraut but curiosity got the better part of me and I wanted to see if a...