Chocolate Birthday Cake

When you are in a birthday situation, why not try this wonderful cake recipe to fit the occasion?

Cake Ingredients:

  • 3 cups almond flour
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ¾ cup raw cacao powder
  • ½ cup raw coconut palm sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup coconut milk, full fat
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey

Chocolate Frosting Ingredients:

  • 6 tablespoons coconut milk, full fat
  • ¾ cup dark chocolate chips

Cake Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven at 350°F
  2. Grease the bottom and sides of a 7-inch spring form pan with coconut oil and line the bottom with parchment paper
  3. In a large bowl mix together the almond flour, coconut flour, raw cacao powder, raw coconut palm sugar, baking soda and salt
  4. In a separate bowl whisk together the coconut oil, coconut milk, eggs, vanilla and honey
  5. Using a rubber spatula, gently mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients to form a batter. Do not over mix.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, approximately 45-50 minutes. If you feel you need to cook it longer, cover cake with aluminum foil to prevent burning the top and lower the heat to 325°F. Cook until toothpick comes out clean.

Chocolate Frosting Instructions:

  1. Melt the chocolate chips in a bowl over simmering water (double boiler)
    Mix coconut milk with melted chocolate until all is combined and smooth
  2. Let cool for 5 minutes before icing the cake


Click here to schedule your free call with Gina.