cups (400 mL) all-purpose flour
cup unsweetened cocoa
(250 mL) brown sugar
cup (125 mL) crystal sugar
cup unsalted margarine,
cup plain yogurt
cup sour cream
(175 mL) cup boiling water
cup light sour cream
tablespoons coffee or chocolate flavored liqueur
To Prepare Icing:
together flour, baking
soda, baking powder, cocoa and salt.
separate bowl beat margarine
and brown sugar until fluffy.
beating add egg and egg
whites, vanilla, yogurt and sour cream, mix well.
oven to 375 F and grease
13x9 cake pan.
add flour mixture
to cake batter and mix until mixture is well combined.
beating, add in boiling
water, scrape down sides of bowl and continue to mix until is combined.
batter into prepared cake
in preheated oven 30-35
minutes or until tester inserted in center comes out clean.
cake cool completely on
icing and spread over
medium bowl melt chocolate,
stir in sour cream and liqueur and beat until smooth.
and refrigerate for 30
minutes. Spread icing
over cake and decorate as desired.
the various components that are found in the
body, water occurs in the largest quantity. As a food substance, it is
an extremely important feature of a person's diet. Its chief purpose is
to replenish the liquids of the body and to assist in the digestion of
Although nature provides considerable amounts of water in most
foods, large quantities must be taken in the diet as a beverage. In
fact, it is the need of the body for water that has led to the
development of numerous beverages. Besides being necessary in building
up the body and keeping it in a healthy condition, water has a special
function to perform in food preparation and cooking.
next to water in the quantity
the human body is mineral matter. This constituent, which is also
ash or mineral salts, forms the main part of the
In the building and maintaining of the body, mineral salts
serve three purposes--to give rigidity and permanence to the skeleton,
to form an essential element of active tissue, and to provide the
required alkalinity or acidity for the digestive juices and other
Plants in their growth seize from the earth the salts of minerals and
combine them with other substances that make up their living tissue.
Then human beings, as well as other living creatures, get their supply
of these needed salts from the plants that they take as food, this
the only form in which the salts can be thoroughly assimilated.