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THE WORLD'S HEALTHIEST CHOCOLATE CAKE

By Teresa Cutter

THE WORLD'S HEALTHIEST CHOCOLATE CAKE
THE WORLD'S HEALTHIEST CHOCOLATE CAKE

What's great about it

This exclusive recipe from my NEW cookbook Earth To Table is the perfect cake for any occassion. Best enjoyed with a generous lather of chocolate avocado frosting (see notes)!

Ingredients

125 ml (½ cup/4 fl oz) extra virgin avocado or olive oil

125 ml (½ cup/4 fl oz) almond milk

125 ml (½ cup/4 fl oz) pure maple syrup

4 organic eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 teaspoons gluten free baking powder

60 g (½ cup/2 oz) Dark Naked Chocolat or dark cocoa powder

300 g (3 cups/10½ oz) almond meal

avocado frosting to serve (see inspiration)

Method

1. PREHEAT your oven to 160°C (320°F) fan-forced.

2. COMBINE avocado oil, almond milk, maple syrup, eggs and vanilla into a bowl.

3. ADD the baking powder, cocoa and almond meal and mix through until combined.

4. BAKE for 45 minutes until cooked then remove from the oven to cool.

5. COMBINE frosting ingredients until smooth then ice the cake generously.

6. STORE in the fridge until ready to serve.

7. DOULBLE the recipe if making a double layered cake with frosting.

Notes and Inspiration

To make the avocado frosting combine the flesh from 2 ripe avocados,
125 ml (½ cup/4 fl oz) pure maple syrup, 125 ml (½ cup/4 fl oz) coconut cream, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 60 g (½ cup/2 oz) dark cocoa powder and a generous pinch of sea salt. Blend until smooth and use as the frosting for the cake.

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