Healthiest gluten free chocolate cake

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Great for satisfying those chocolate cravings while getting some real nutrition and keeping blood sugar levels even.

1 cup gluten free self raising flour
1 cup cacao
2 eggs
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup milk
1/2 tsp stevia (or, if preferred, 1/2 cup sugar)
1 cup mixed nuts/dried fruit/desiccated coconut
2 tblsps psyllium husk
pinch salt
small amount of water to make batter smooth

Mix all ingredients together. Place in greased, non-stick pan. Bake at 150 degrees celcius for 35-50 minutes, until a skewer placed in the centre comes out clean. Serve as is, or wait until cooled to finish with the following icing.

Chocolate icing:
1 tblspn milk
2 tblspns olive oil spread
1/2 tspn stevia (or 1/2 cup icing sugar if preferred)
1.5 cups cacao

Mix together all ingredients to create a smooth paste. Ice evenly over cake.

About karen2202

I am writing my PhD on children's yoga and it's place within mainstream education. I am also a yoga teacher in Sydney, Australia.

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