A very yummy recipe for chocolate oat nut cake. This is a great afternoon snack to enjoy with a hot tea.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 cake pan.
Whisk the egg, milk, oil, applesauce, and vanilla until blended.
Add the vanilla, cocoa powder, cinnamon, salt, and sugar and whisk well.
Put 3/4 cup of oatmeal into a food processor and process until finely ground .
Add the ground oats, remaining whole oats, and baking powder to the mixture and stir until evenly mixed. Fold in 1/2 cup chocolate chunks.
Spread the mixture into the pan and sprinkle with walnuts. bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with moist crumbs.
Remove from the oven and sprinkle with chocolate chunks.
Allow to cool to room temperature.