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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

BLACKOUT HEALTHY PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE

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playing tourist in Leavenworth, doing the whole listening to the accordion players in their lederhosen (fun fact: my sister, best friend, and I used to dance around in our German getup and were extras in a german Christmas movie!), picking out taffy flavors with Josiah, my youngest brother- who looks like a beautiful six foot three man at only fifteen, and finding a steal on some local ceramics, we headed back for dinner and dessert!




Well, now that you have been convinced by my wheat-and-dairy-regular-sugar-eating grandma that you should eat this super moist gluten free cake, all that’s left say is, “I hope you top this blackout chocolate cake with more chocolate!”.

Blackout Healthy Paleo Chocolate Cake
Blackout healthy paleo chocolate cake. Best gluten free chocolate cake- made with sweet potato and avocados! An easy paleo birthday or celebration cake that is moist and delicious.

 Cook Time 45-50 minutes
 Prep Time 20 minutes
 Servings
 Course Dessert
RECIPE NOTES
Optional toppings: chocolate chips and/or chocolate glaze.

How to make chocolate glaze: in a double boiler over medium heat melt 1/4 cup coconut oil, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, and 2 tablespoons maples syrup. Once melted remove from heat, cool and use.

INGREDIENTS

Cake
2 cups raw sweet potato minced
2 large eggs
3/4 cup black cocoa powder or regular
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup coconut sugar
1/4 cup coconut flour
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon sea salt
Frosting
1 3/4 cup sweet potato cubed
1/2 cup avocado
1/2 cup soft medjool dates pitted
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon sea salt

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 350F. Line the bottom of two 6" spring form cake pans with rounds of parchment paper.
In a food processor mince sweet potato. Then in a blender combine all ingredients for cake until smooth.
Divide batter in-between the two cake pans. Bake on 350F for 45-50 minutes then chill in freezer while you make frosting.
For frosting, steam sweet potato cubes, then drain water, and chill in ice bath until cool. Then blend ingredients for frosting together in food processor until smooth and chill until ready to frost. See recipe notes on how to top off the cake. Store in fridge.
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BLACKOUT HEALTHY PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE
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