Chocolate Pothole Cake Recipe

Chocolate Pothole Cake has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 80.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and very high in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its very high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 9.4 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's high MUFA and average PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Chocolate Pothole Cake has been given a composite ranking of 5, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat45%
 Calories from Carbs50%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A249.3 IU5%Top 30%High
Retinol68.3 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D13.4 IU3.3%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.4 mg7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate50.7 mcg12.7%Top 30%High
Folic Acid33.8 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.7 mg7%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium90.1 mg9%Top 30%High
Iron2.1 mg11.7%Top 30%High
Magnesium45.8 mg11.4%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus177.5 mg17.7%Top 30%High
Potassium194.4 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium349.4 mg14.6%Top 30%High
Zinc0.7 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.7 mg35.2%Top 10%Very High
Selenium12.7 mcg18.1%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate56.4 g18.8%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber2.8 g11.3%Top 30%High
Sugars35.7 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6.6 g13.2%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.7 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.7 mg
Glutamic Acid1.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.7 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat22.6 g34.8%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat6.5 g32.4%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat11.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.1 g
Caffeine17.6 mg
Theobromine152.1 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 620 Calories from Fat 289

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 32.1 g 49.4%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g 46%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 92.1 mg 30.7%

Sodium 496.2 mg 20.7%

Total Carbohydrates 80.1 g 26.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 50.7 g

Protein 9.4 g 18.8%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.8% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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