Chocolate Cake with Eric Lanlard

Chocolate Cake with Eric Lanlard

James Haskell and star of Baking Mad, Eric Lanlard, create some deliciously healthy treats in the kitchen.

 

Ingredients:

3 cups blanched almond flour1/4 cup coconut flour

3/4 cup raw cacao powder

1/2 cup stevia

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup melted Tagaloa

1 cup soy milk

3 large eggs, room temperature

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 tablespoons honey

 

Ganache:

1 can (13.5 ounces) full fat coconut milk

2 tablespoons raw honey

4 tablespoons raw cacao powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

Frosting:

6 tablespoons coconut milk, full fat

3/4 cup dark chocolate chips

 

  1. Instructions:
  2. Preheat oven at 350F (155C)
  3. Grease the bottom and sides of a 7 inch springform pan with coconut oil and line the bottom with parchment paper
  4. In a large bowl mix together the almond flour, coconut flour, raw cacao powder, stevia, baking soda and salt
  5. In a separate bowl whisk together the coconut oil, coconut milk, eggs, vanilla and honey
  6. Using a rubber spatula, gently mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients to form a batter. Do not over mix.
  7. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean, approximately 45-50 mins.
  8. If you feel you need to cook it longer, cover cake with aluminum foil to prevent burning the top and lower the heath to 325f.
  9. Cook until toothpick comes out clean.
  10. Let cake cool completely then cut horizontally in the middle
  11. Spread the chocolate ganache over the bottom half of the cake and refrigerate for 30mins
  12. Top with the other half of cake, then spread the chocolate frosting over the top and sides of the cake.
  13. Sprinkle top layer with shaved dark chocolate if desired

 

Enjoy with a mug of Green Tea for an afternoon treat, without feeling too guilty!

– Entry was posted on March 20th, 2015 by James Haskell
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