This flourless chocolate cake is so awesomely delish we've forgotten flour even existed. It's also refined sugar free! It's a perfect showstopper and banging with a cuppa tea.

 

 

Made by badass baker Niamh who is a Natural foods chef, Nutritional therapist & Food stylist from Wicklow, Ireland. She's all about real food, grown and cooked simply. Niamh's recipes reflect this and are inspired by nature and the seasonality of food aiming to nourish both body and mind. There's plenty more where the below came from so def worth checking her out  on social @niamhmbrowne or on her website niamhbrowne.com

FLOURLESS CHOC CAKE WITH AVOCADO COCOA ICING

flourless chocolate cake

Ingredients

200g butter

200g Doisy & Dam Goji & Orange 74% bar

6 eggs

200ml maple syrup

1 tsp vanilla extract

200g ground almonds

For the Icing:

2 avocados, mashed

3 tbsp maple syrup

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 tbsp cacao powder

To decorate:

Berries

Edible flowers

 

Method

  1. Grease and line an 8” springform tin.

  2. Preheat oven to 180c/160c fan

  3. Melt the D&D chocolate & the butter together over a bain-marie until smoothmelted chocolate

  4. Keep one egg whole & then separate the other 5 eggs and reserve egg whites for later. Whisk the whole egg together with 5 egg yolks, maple syrup & vanilla extract.

  5. Add the ground almonds and stir to combine.

  6. Whisk the 5 egg whites until soft peaks for. Gently fold the egg whites into the chocolate batter.

  7. Tip the cake batter into the prepared tin and transfer to preheated oven to bake for 45 mins.

  8. Remove cake from oven and a allow to cool in the tin on a wire rack. sugar free chocolate cake

  9. Whilst the cake is cooling prepare the icing. Whisk together the mashed avocado, maple syrup, vanilla extract and cacao powder until smooth and silky. avocado chocolate icing

  10. Once the cake has cooled spread the icing over the top of the cake and decorate as you like with a mix of fresh berries and edible flowers.

chocolate almond cake 

 

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