Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

Make a traditional cake or use a square baking pan and make brownies. The texture of this cake works either way. This dessert is perfect for almost everyone. It is very low in sugar and gluten free. Try a delicious and healthy sugar free frosting. This frosting could work on many other cakes, cupcakes, donuts or anything else you can think of!

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Ingredients:

Cake
½ cup coconut flour
¼  cup cocoa powder
¼ teaspoons baking soda
¼ teaspoons salt
4 eggs
¼ cup coconut oil
½ cup honey
¼ cup water, or coffee adds a great flavour
½ tablespoon vanilla extract

Frosting
1 cup Naturally Sweet Xylitol
¼ cup cocoa
¼ cup coconut oil
¼ cup of coconut milk

Method:

Cake
Preheat the oven to 180C degrees. Grease your pan and line with parchment paper. Combine coconut flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt and set aside. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs, melted coconut oil, honey and water (or coffee) and vanilla. Then add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix for 1-2 minutes, until well combined. Pour batter into the prepared sheet and bake for 30- 40 minutes. Test with a toothpick until in comes out clean. Cool the pans before removing.
Frosting
Melt ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until combined. Bring to a boil once combined and boil on high for 1 minute. Remove from heat and allow to partially cool before transferring into a bowl and mixing on high with electric mixer for 3-5 minutes or until texture thickens. Pour over cooled cake.

Recipe courtesy of http://www.xylitolcanada.com/xylitol-landing-page/consumer-home/the-blog/

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