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Chocolate cravings have been very bad today....

Sunday, April 06, 2014

so I am making a 5-minute chocolate cake for two.

http://recipes.sparkpeople.c
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I don't have a microwave so I put it in a 5 " round Corningware ramekin and will be baking it in my toaster oven for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees F. Since I like frosting with my cake, I am going to put some liquid Stevia with cream cheese (4 T for 2 people), cocoa (maybe 2 T) and a splash of vanilla for "icing" since cream will give me a protein boost without all of the sugar.

What do you do when your chocolate cravings are really bad?

Epilogue: The cake did turn out okay. I think that I will use more cocoa next time. I had to bake it for 30 minutes. I forgot to spray it with cooking spray first so I had to dig it out. My carb cravings have been really bad afterwards, though. Even into the next day. I just see a picture of fresh baked bread and my cravings are intense. I will try some of the suggestions that you guys gave me in the future. I can't do the miniature bars, though I like the idea. In the past I could each a whole package and I don't want to go back there again. I ended up using Monk fruit sweetener instead of Stevia in the "frosting." It wasn't bitter like Stevia.
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KSW1963 4/26/2014 11:52PM

    Ditto on the hot chocolate! Also...pudding pops or something from the ice cream aisle that is low calorie

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1CRAZYDOG 4/7/2014 8:08PM

    Ghirardelli dark chocolate -- one square. Delish!

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SPARKLINGHOPE 4/7/2014 4:32PM

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SHARJOPAUL 4/7/2014 3:52PM

    One Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate square, 55 calories and I savor every nibble

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CHALLENGER15 4/7/2014 3:06PM

    I make a microwave 3-2-1 cake these days, but I have had bought and frozen the packages of little Hershey's candy bars. I do better if they are individually wrapped; if I am unwrapping one of those huge bars, I don't seem to leave the rest alone until the next day. If I have individually wrapped miniatures, I am okay with one per day.

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EMSSBEARS 4/7/2014 12:29PM

    I have a Hershey Kiss if I have one

I hope your cake turns out - it sounds great.

Comment edited on: 4/7/2014 12:30:33 PM

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BUSYGRANNY5 4/7/2014 1:15AM

    I hope your cake turns out well!!!! I do enjoy chocolate.... my main chocolate go to, is the Fiber One Chocolate brownies.... delicious and only 90 calories!!!

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MPETERS79 4/6/2014 10:55PM

    I love chocolate too!

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TX_WILDHEART 4/6/2014 8:37PM

    normally peanut butter w/ a squiggle of nutella in it... on a banana or something

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THINFITFEMINIST 4/6/2014 7:46PM

    I am a reformed chocolateholic. I would start, continue and end my days with chocolate. I'd have it at least 5 times a day.

One day I sincerely wanted to be rid of the monkey on my back named chocolate. Instantly I was over it.



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JOMAMA 4/6/2014 6:51PM

    I try mocha flavored coffee! emoticon

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LINDA! 4/6/2014 6:51PM

    I will also have hot chocolate if I have nothing else.

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CAROL494 4/6/2014 4:19PM

  I eat two Dove dark chocolate squares!

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DIGIT00 4/6/2014 4:17PM

  When cravings are so bad I can't dismiss them, I'll have hot cocoa if it's cold out, or chocolate milk. Your cake though, sounds good.

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