Extra healthy, extra moist chocolate cake

For some, chocolate cake is the ultimate comfort food; dense rich flavours and that delicious taste that just makes you
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For some, chocolate cake is the ultimate comfort food; dense rich flavours and that delicious taste that just makes you feel good inside! Thankfully, with this recipe you can enjoy that chocolatey goodness anytime due to a truely healthy twist on a classic desert. This amazing cake is is dairy-free and has no flour or added sugar. The sweetness comes from the use of pitted dates, while coconut oil makes it incredibly moist and rich. Sounds like a winner to us!

Ingredients

  • 200g unsweetened cooking chocolate or at 70% cocoa chocolate
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1¼ cup (200g) pitted dates
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
2. In a food processor, pulse chocolate, cocoa powder and baking soda until texture of coarse sand. Pulse pitted dates, then eggs, coconut oil and vanilla.
3. Transfer the batter into a 8×8 inch (20 x 20 cm) baking dish. Bake for about 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool before serving. If you’re feeling good about all the calories you’ve already saved then serve it up with a nice dollop of thickened cream!

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