Chocolate Loaf Cake

True Protein Blog Avatar Fallback reviewed by our Nutrition Team 16 July 2021

Few things satisfy like a simple chocolate cake. Featuring Rich Chocolate WPI90, this cake is as good for you as it is tasty.

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Chocolate Loaf Cake

Serves 16

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 45-50 minutes

Calories per serve 201

Protein 6.3g

Carbs 23.2g

Fat 5.8g




1 cup self-raising flour

2/3 cup cacao powder

2 scoops (60g) True WPI 90 Rich Chocolate

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

140g lite butter, melted

3 egg whites

1 egg

1 cup castor sugar

3/4 cup almond milk

1 tsp vanilla extract



100g low-fat cream cheese

1 tsp lite butter

¼ cup icing sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract




  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line a loaf tin with baking paper.

  2. Sift the flour and cacao powder into a bowl then add in the protein powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt then mix together.

  3. Into another bowl, add the butter, egg whites, egg, sugar, milk and vanilla extract. Whisk until combined.

  4. Place the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until smooth and no lumps are present. Be careful not to overmix.

  5. Pour batter into the baking tray and place into the oven to bake for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer when inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool.

  6. Whilst the cake is cooling, make the icing. Stir together the cream cheese, butter, icing sugar and vanilla in a microwave safe bowl then microwave for 20 seconds or until it becomes a pourable consistency.

  7. Drizzle this onto the cooled cake and serve.

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