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By The Green Parent

16th December 2020

If, like many, you’re not a lover of Christmas pudding – perhaps a little festive chocolate cake might be better placed on your dining table this year. Not just any chocolate cake... but a gluten and dairy free chocolate cake with just the right amount of fudgey deliciousness.

By The Green Parent

16th December 2020

By The Green Parent

16th December 2020

Ingredients:

• 200g dark chocolate
• 1 cup coconut flour
• 1 tsp baking powder
• 3 tbsp coconut oil
• 2/3 cup maple syrup
• 1 tsp ground ginger
• 1 tsp cinnamon
• 4 eggs

Method:
• Preheat the oven to 180
• In a glass bowl over a pan of simmering water, gently melt the chocolate with the coconut oil
• Take the bowl off of the heat and mix in the coconut flour, baking powder, maple syrup and ground spices with a pinch of salt.
• Mix in each egg, one by one
• If the mixtures appears very thick and stodgy, add a little water until you reach a thick yet easy to mix texture
• Pour into a well greased baking tray, or little cupcake moulds for mini Christmas cakes!
• Pop in the oven for 25 minutes (don’t over bake or they won’t be squidgy)

Serves: 8-10

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