Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting












This is a delicious grain free chocolate cake that is super moist and sure to wow even your NON-GAPS friends.  Enjoy.

3 cups almond flour
1 can pumpkin (or equivalent of fresh pumpkin)
6 Eggs
2 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup coconut oil or butter softened
1 cup raw honey (optional)
2 T almond butter

1. Preheat oven to 350
2. Mix all ingredients and pour into two WELL greased 9 inch round cake pans 
3. Bake for 25-30 minutes,  when tooth pick comes out clean it's done
4.  Let cool for 20 minutes before taking out of cake pans or they will not stack well.

Cream Cheese frosting (optional)
One 8oz package of cultured cream cheese or you could use homemade soured cream
1 stick of butter, softened
6 Tbs honey

Mix on low with mixer until smooth.  After cake cools apply frosting between cake layers and on outside of cake. 




 
 

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