Made with Love Chocolate Cake

February 03, 2017

Made with Love Chocolate Cake

recipe by: Laura Mierzwa, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Culinary Nutrition Expert

 

This Valentine's Day, why not make your sweetie (or your kids!) a treat that won't spike their blood sugar levels? This yummy cake is gluten-free, dairy-free, contains no added sugar, and is super delicious.

 

Yield: Makes two cakes or one double layer cake!

 

To make the cake:

Ingredients

1 cup brown rice flour

½ cup buckwheat flour

½ cup arrowroot starch

1 cup almond or coconut milk

1 cup coconut oil (melted)

¾ cup coconut sugar

½ cup cacao powder

3 eggs

2 tbsp maple syrup

1 tsp baking soda

½ tsp Himalayan salt

 

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl mix together flours, cacao powder, baking soda and Himalayan salt.
  3. In a separate bowl combine coconut oil, eggs, coconut sugar, maple syrup and almond milk.
  4. In a mixer or with a hand mixer slowly add the wet to the dry ingredients.
  5. Pour batter into two 9 inch lightly oiled (with coconut oil) pans.
  6. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until fully cooked.
  7. Let cool before icing.

 

To make the icing:

Ingredients 

1 can coconut milk (solid part only, place can in fridge to separate solid/liquid)

2 tbsp coconut oil

¼ cup maple syrup

¼ cup cooked beet

1 tsp vanilla

optional: shredded coconut, fresh berries

 

Directions

  1. In a food processor or high-speed blender mix together all ingredients until smooth and creamy!
  2. Frost cake as desired.
  3. Optional: Sprinkle with shredded coconut and/or fresh berries.

 

 

Use this image to Pin this recipe:

  

Made with love chocolate cake - a gluten-free, dairy-free, no added sugar recipe from a registered holistic nutritionist





Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Blog

FACEBOOK LIVE - The 'expensive pee' question that Beakers and Botanicals is sick of hearing
FACEBOOK LIVE - The 'expensive pee' question that Beakers and Botanicals is sick of hearing

February 19, 2020

View full article →

FACEBOOK LIVE: Looking in to unexplained infertility and potential advanced testing and diagnosis
FACEBOOK LIVE: Looking in to unexplained infertility and potential advanced testing and diagnosis

February 19, 2020

Join NutriChem Naturopathic Doctor, Harsimranjeet Singh as he discusses unexplained infertility and potential advanced testing and diagnosis.

View full article →

Ask an RHN - Energy Levels This Time of Year
Ask an RHN - Energy Levels This Time of Year

February 14, 2020 1 Comment

View full article →