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Orange Icon  "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake

Orange Icon  "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake

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Submitted by: Sarah Small

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Servings: 12

For all of you chocolate lovers out there who are feeling a little deprived... here's the perfect solution! This cake is absolutely delicious! It really gets rid of that occasional chocolate craving, and I personally like it much better than regular cake!

  • 2 c. coconut sugar, organic
  • 1 c. flour, millet, organic
  • 3/4 c. peanut butter, creamy, raw, organic
  • 3/4 c. cacao powder, raw, organic
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder, organic, gluten & aluminum-free
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda, pure
  • 1 tsp. sea salt, unrefined and pure
  • 1 c. milk, full-fat, raw, grass-fed or pastured cows, organic
  • 2 egg, omega-3, cage-free, organic
  • 1/2 c. coconut oil, raw, extra-virgin, organic
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract, organic
  • 1 c. water, purified
  • 1/2 c. butter, unsalted, organic, raw or unpasteurized, grass-fed/pastured
  • 1 1/2 c. coconut sugar, organic
  • 1/2 c. honey, raw, unfiltered, organic
  • 2/3 c. cacao powder, raw, organic
  • 1/3 c. milk, full-fat, raw, grass-fed or pastured cows, organic
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract, organic

FOR CAKE: Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix coconut sugar, millet flour, peanut butter, cacao powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, milk, eggs, coconut oil, vanilla, and water together in a bowl. Pour batter into a greased pan (batter will be thin) Bake for 30-35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow cake to cool completely before frosting.

FOR FROSTING: Melt butter. Move to a bowl. Stir in coconut sugar, honey, cacao powder, milk, and vanilla. Set in fridge and allow it to firm up a little, approximately 10-15 minutes. Remove from fridge and stir - it should have the same consistency and appearance as regular frosting. After cake is completely cooled, frost, and enjoy!

*NOTE: This makes a very chocolate-y cake, for those of you who are not a big fan of dark chocolate, I recommend using less cacao powder.