RECIPE

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.

Vodka & Biscuits
http://www.vodkaandbiscuits.com

Serves 12

23 Ingredients

10 Unsweetened Dates

1 cup Water

1 1/4 cup Whole Wheat Flour

1 tbsp Whole Wheat Flour

1/2 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

1 tsp Baking Powder

1/2 tsp Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Sea Salt

1 pch Ginger

1 pch Cardamom

1 pch Nutmeg

1 Egg

1 Egg White

1/2 cup Almond Milk

1/3 cup Unsweetened Applesauce

1/4 cup Honey

1 tsp Orange Zest

2 tbsp Coconut Oil (melted)

1/2 tsp Coconut Extract

1/4 cup Unsweetened Coconut Flakes

None to taste Coconut Flakes

None to taste Whipped Cream

1 tsp Baking Soda

8 Steps

Steps 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch round baking pan with baking spray and coat with Whole Wheat Flour, discarding any that does not stick.

Steps 2

Add the Unsweetened Dates and Water 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.

Steps 3

In a large bowl combine the Whole Wheat Flour, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, and Sea Salt.

Steps 4

Add in Cinnamon, Ginger, Cardamom, and Nutmeg. Mix.

Steps 5

Add the Egg, Egg White, Almond Milk, Unsweetened Applesauce, Honey, Orange Zest, Coconut Oil (melted) (2 tablespoon) and Coconut Extract to another bowl and mix until combined.

Steps 6

Add to the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until batter forms. Fold in the date/water mixture and the coconut flakes and mix until incorporated.

Steps 7

Pour into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 30-35 minutes. Cool for ten minutes.

Steps 8

Slice into 10-12 pieces and top with Coconut Flakes and Whipped Cream, if desired. Serve and enjoy!