GRAIN FREE CHOCOLATE CAKE (PALEO)

INGREDIENTS

  • three big eggs
  • 2/3 cup natural maple syrup
  • 2 1/2 cups finely ground almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons instantaneous espresso granules
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted and cooled*
  • 1 tablespoon natural vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2/three cup raw cacao powder **

CHOCOLATE GANACHE:

  • 1 cup complete-fats canned coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cups darkish chocolate chips

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and gently oil a 9” cake pan.
  2. In a blending bowl, stir together the almond meal, baking powder, immediately coffee granules, cacao powder, and salt (the dry elements). In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, maple syrup, and vanilla extract (the wet ingredients). Pour the moist components into the bowl with the dry substances and blend until combined.
  3. Pour the cake batter into the oiled cake pan and location it on the middle rack in the oven. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, till the cake exams smooth. Allow the cake to chill at the least 1 hour before turning it out onto a reducing board and spreading the ganache over it.
  4. Refrigerate the cake till ready to serve. The ganache will installation inside the refrigerator and make the cake clean and mess-free to serve.

PREPARE THE GANACHE:

  • While the cake is baking, put together the coconut-chocolate ganache. Pour the chocolate chips right into a medium-sized mixing bowl. Heat the coconut milk in a small saucepan until simply below a boil. Pour the hot coconut milk into the bowl with the chocolate chips and stir until completely smooth and the chocolate chips have melted. Place within the refrigerator at the same time as the cake finishes baking. This will permit the ganache to thicken. Every couple of minutes, stir the ganache to make sure the consistency stays uniform.

RECIPE NOTES
*You can use grapeseed oil or avocado oil in region of coconut oil

**You also can use unsweetened cocoa powder

Source : https://www.theroastedroot.net/gluten-free-chocolate-cake-coconut-chocolate-ganache/