Valentine's day chocolate cake - gluten-free, no refined sugar
Happy Valentine’s day! I decided to make a cake for my husband and the kids but I only had about an hour to make it so this is a quick and easy recipe that I put together.
1 cup coconut sugar
1/2 cup melted coconut oil
1/2 cup tapioca flour
1/2 cup coconut flour
1 cup almond flour
1/2 cup white rice flour
2 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder (or raw cacao)
1/2 cup coconut milk (unsweetened)
2 tsp baking powder/soda
1/2-1 cup dark chocolate chips/chunks
Mix all the wet ingredients together.
Add all the wet ingredients and blend well together.
Add the chocolate chips / chunks as a last step and mix it into the batter.
Transfer into a greased or non-stick baking dish.
Bake in 365 F for about 20 - 25 minutes.
Ingredients for the cream:
10 tbs soften, room temperature butter
4 oz (110g) soften, room temperature cream cheese
1/2 cup melted dark chocolate chips / chunks
Instructions for the cream:
Mix the butter and the melted chocolate together until smooth.
Add the cream cheese and mix together.
Transfer into the top of the cake and spread evenly.
Decorate with chocolate dipped strawberries, fruit or anything else you’d like.
Store in a fridge!