Chocolate Serenity Cake
Lisa Kamolnick / Food Passages
A gluten-free take on a classic chocolate cake. Make it with a heart-shaped pan for a Valentine's Day dessert!
almond flour as needed for thick consistency of mix
dark chocolate cocoa powder
very hot water
Grease a nine-inch cake pan (for cupcakes, use cupcake liners in standard muffin pan).
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Combine dry ingredients.
Add all but hot water and beat on medium or whisk about 2 minutes.
Stir in water and pour batter into greased pan.
Bake cake 35-40 minutes (cupcakes 25-30 minutes) or until wooden pick comes out clean.
Cool on baking rack and remove from pans.
Ice completely cooled cake with desired frosting or top with fruit, nuts, or a combination.
Drizzle with a sugar-free chocolate syrup and top with a light whipped cream.
Serve as a plated dessert with chilled fruit and hot coffee. Makes one 9-inch cake or 12 cupcakes.
cake, gluten free, sugar free, vegetarian