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Coconut Chai Chocolate Cake
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20 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 1HR

Coconut Chai Chocolate Cake

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Fudgy coconut chocolate cake spiced with chai-like spices (think cardamom, ginger, nutmeg) naturally sweetened with healthy ingredients.
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Vodka & Biscuits
I'm Lindsay and food that tastes like home ❤ I'm hoping to inspire you to call some friends and throw a dinner party.
http://www.vodkaandbiscuits.com
Fudgy coconut chocolate cake spiced with chai-like spices (think cardamom, ginger, nutmeg) naturally sweetened with healthy ingredients.
1HR
Total Time
$0.92
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
US / Metric
Unsweetened Dates
10
Unsweetened Dates, pitted, finely chopped
Water
1 cup
Water
Whole Wheat Flour
1 1/4 cups
Whole Wheat Flour
plus 1 tablespoon to coat the pan
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1/2 cup
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
Baking Powder
1 tsp
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
1 tsp
Baking Soda
Ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Sea Salt
1/2 tsp
Ground Cardamom
1 pinch
Ground Cardamom
Ground Nutmeg
1 pinch
Ground Nutmeg
Egg
1
Egg
plus 1 egg white
Almond Milk
1/2 cup
Almond Milk
Honey
1/4 cup
Orange
1 tsp
Orange, zested
Coconut Oil
2 Tbsp
Coconut Oil, melted
Coconut Extract
1/2 tsp
Coconut Extract
Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
1/4 cup
Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
plus more if desired for garnish
Whipped Cream
to taste
Whipped Cream
for garnish
optional
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
112
Fat
4.5 g
Protein
2.7 g
Carbs
18.8 g
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http://www.vodkaandbiscuits.com
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step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch round baking pan with baking spray and coat with 1 tablespoon of whole wheat flour, discarding any that does not stick.
step 2
Add the Unsweetened Dates (10) and Water (1 cup) to a small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer for 10 minutes until the dates have absorbed almost all of the water.
step 2 Add the Unsweetened Dates (10) and Water (1 cup) to a small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer for 10 minutes until the dates have absorbed almost all of the water.
step 3
In a large bowl combine the Whole Wheat Flour (1 1/4 cups), Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (1/2 cup), Baking Powder (1 tsp), Baking Soda (1 tsp), Ground Cinnamon (1/2 tsp), Sea Salt (1/2 tsp), Ground Ginger (1 pinch), Ground Cardamom (1 pinch), and Ground Nutmeg (1 pinch). Mix.
step 4
Add the Egg (1), egg white, Almond Milk (1/2 cup), Unsweetened Apple Sauce (1/3 cup), Honey (1/4 cup), Orange (1 tsp), Coconut Oil (2 Tbsp), and Coconut Extract (1/2 tsp) to another bowl and mix until combined. Add to the dry ingredients and mix until batter forms.
step 5
Fold in the date/water mixture and the Unsweetened Coconut Flakes (1/4 cup) and mix until incorporated.
step 6
Pour into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 30-35 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes.
step 6 Pour into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 30-35 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes.
step 7
Slice into 10-12 pieces and top with toasted coconut flakes and Whipped Cream (to taste), if desired.
step 7 Slice into 10-12 pieces and top with toasted coconut flakes and Whipped Cream (to taste), if desired.
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4th of July
Comfort Food
Back to School
Christmas
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Spring
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