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Chocolate cake made with tomato soup create fluffy texture

It’s the tempting treat that’s sure to whet the appetite of even the most steadfast of dieters.

And when it comes to the all-important ingredients list in a chocolate cake, even the least culinary-minded amongst us would be able to give it a stab in the dark.

Butter, sugar, eggs, flour, chocolate…

What you might not be expecting is a good old dollop of tomato soup.

According to the experts at Australian magazine Delicious, the somewhat unexpected ingredient – tomato soup – can be used to create the perfect chocolate cake (stock image)

Poll

Would you try chocolate ‘soup’ cake?

Actually, less of a dollop and more of an entire cup of the stuff.

According to the experts at Australian magazine Delicious, the somewhat unexpected ingredient can be used to create the perfect chocolate cake.

The magazine’s online site has shared a recipe for a chocolate ‘soup’ cake, which involves ‘folding’ 250ml of soup, flour, cocoa and sour cream into a mixture of butter, brown sugar and eggs to create a chocolatey batter.

After baking for an hour and a half, the mixture resembles a traditional cake. 

The magazine shared a recipe for a chocolate ‘soup’ cake, which involves ‘folding’ 250ml of soup, flour, cocoa and sour cream into a mixture of butter, brown sugar and eggs (stock image)

But what does it actually taste like? 

If you are feeling sceptical about what the end result, there are people out there who have tried it and describe it as ‘fluffy and soft’.

Writing on sheknows, one blogger called another chocolate soup cake recipe she tried as the ‘best’ she’d ever had.

If you are feeling sceptical about what the end result, there are people out there who have tried it and describe it as 'fluffy and soft'

If you are feeling sceptical about what the end result, there are people out there who have tried it and describe it as ‘fluffy and soft’

‘I know that’s crazy, but my very picky husband, who never eats sweets, ate three pieces in one sitting,’ she wrote.

‘The tomato soup adds such a density to each cake, giving every bite an almost dream-like texture.

‘Paired with a gorgeous beet frosting, you’ll never want another cake again,’ she added.

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