WHAT? Am I making you hungry? Joanna xx, Hello Joanna! I’m gonna try this this weekend I hope it works, Yes you can. Tastes quite good but just very heavy. I would use 1 1/2 tsp of baking soda instead as my cake was quite dense. Great recipe!! I expected the cake part to freeze just fine, but I assumed the avocado ganache part wouldn’t. 380 g (13 1/4 oz) almond meal Thank you for the recipe, Olena! Even the sweet potato part is easy. Cake came out moist and very chocolate. You are very welcome, Charlotte! Hi Lynn! It might turn out a little different, but it’s worth a try if you’re game? It’s oozy, super chocolaty heaven, and I’ll continue making it, especially when I need a delicious crowd pleasing dessert in a hurry. Hello Marc! It’s not a super low calorie cake but there’s lots of goodness in it It could even be a meal replacement hahahaha. Also, can I replace maple syrup with date syrup? When you top the cake with the ganache, it’ll kind of sink into the cake a bit and make it super moist. Thank you, Hi Elle! A 5-ingredient thick and creamy chocolate frosting you can slather on absolutely everything. I’ve made this cake 3 times and it’s been a great success. Hello Carmen! I actually used all purpose unbleached while flour and it turned out great. Could I replace sweet potato with banana? If you want to use almond flour I saw a good recipe on chocolatecoveredkatie.com. And that is not good when you cringe at your own food, especially if you make a living off cooking. This chocolate mug cake recipe is a healthy way to get your chocolate in, first thing! I did make it with a melted 85% dark chocolate bar instead of powder and the cake still came out great. This Healthy Chocolate Cake Recipe with yogurt, maple syrup and whole wheat flour is every dark chocolate lover's dream and is perfect for beginners bakers. Made with only 8 main ingredients. Thats my go to sugar subsitute. This cake is gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free, making it the perfect healthy treat for everyone. Can I substitute milk for Greek yogurt for the cake? In total, the whole cake with the topping is only estimated to be 1,580 calories! Hmmm..old baking powder? I made this with 4 eggs, half the amount of maple syrup, half wheat flour and half plain flour and 0% fat free Greek yoghurt. I hope that helps? It reminded me of home where you get cakes just like these. The absolute best, richest, and easiest one-bowl chocolate cake recipe ever! It was a.chore to spread, but did come.out very well. I made this for my daughter’s 3 year birthday cake. How do you think it would taste if I subbed in almond flour? Instead of a cake I made it into cupcakes. If so how many slices should I cut it into? I have tried the Lily’s dark chocolate … Didn’t know you had a whole website. You assume full responsibility and liability for your own actions. Worked out SO well. It does rise like any cake. Still delicious and moist, but more like a regular cake-y chocolate cake. If anything it was super fluffy, full of air pockets and a tad bit spongey. I only use baking powder in my cakes and allows them to rise. Can you recommend any gluten free flour substitutes? This easy chocolate cake recipe is made from simple pantry ingredients and is great for the newbie cook. Recipe by: Ginger Perkins Beetroot and Dark Chocolate Cake 23 reviews . A HEALTHY chocolate cake. You can follow these cupcakes recipe guidelines and keep an eye on them. I have the icing in fridge and cakes on counter. This healthy chocolate cake reminds me of a retro Sara Lee chocolate gateau (remember those?). Cooking time will vary according to the size of the sweet potato you use, of course! Many thanks for this perfect recipe and please share more of these gems. I’ve shared the recipe with friends. Thank you ♥️♥️♥️. https://www.thespruceeats.com/metric-conversions-for-cooking-2355731, I based my chocolate cake on vanilla sour cream cake. Make the frosting while the cake is baking. If you make a purchase, we will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I’m planning on making this for our little one’s 2nd birthday. Its been a journey. my husband is diabetic and he can’t have that. Could this healthy chocolate cake get any better? The last few years I’ve been trying different desserts without using sugar, so this was perfect. Same directions, check with a toothpick after 27 mins and go from there. I usually don’t post reviews, but this one totally deserved it. I would like to ask if I could skip baking soda? thanks, Very easy to make, and super yummy. You can do it in a bundt pan. Yes. Will the cake freeze well if I bake it ahead of time?? You can sub with any other liquid sweetener of choice. I got invited to try this amazing recipe by a friend of mine a week ago on a train trip to Göteborg (West coast of Sweden). Made the cake for my husband’s bday. Sorry. I grated a few candies on top, you could use sprinkles, fresh berries or icing sugar. Hope that helps. I’m actually just about to publish another healthy (or at least healthier!) DIRECTIONS. It’s finally here. Had mixed results with healthy cake recipes? But it isn’t exactly fudge cake, and it isn’t mud cake either. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I made it w honey and it was great!! But you can google them. It rose beautifully but fell flat 30min in. It is against the law to republish recipes anywhere including social media, print and all world wide web. My husband and I enjoyed it throughly. Let me know if you try those as well! My cake has come out quite stodgy and not very light. I also added about a cup of jumbo raisins in the cake batter, and studded raspberries on top of the bundt. Hmmm. :) It wasn’t as fluffy as mine? Similar to this recipe, except with almond flour. This microwave chocolate mug cake is also great for a healthy … Unfortunately can’t take it out – baking really is a science and ratios of dry to liquid have to stay plus taste will be not good. As healthy as it gets without tasting bland. Chocolate is perfectly acceptable to be eaten for breakfast. I wouldn’t freeze with icing as it could separate. Next time i buy baking powder I will try to find aluminum free. Posts may contain affiliate links. And I think coc. This cake was sooooo good!! But if you want thick frosting that you can spread, use 2%+ Greek yogurt. The icing turned out a little runny, I used plain Greek yoghurt but maybe it wasn’t thick enough. You could even serve this frosting by itself as a chocolate mousse. Thank you! I’m going to try this recipe with Just Egg (plant based ‘egg’ product — comes in a bottle sold in cooler section near other egg products). I have just made for my husband birthday and he is falling in love again. It was also quite dense although I like that. The chocolate cake of your dreams. Your email address will not be published. . I ice it right away. I kept it aside though and ate it by itself, it changed into a mouse consistency the next day so I thoroughly enjoyed eating that too. Our local shop sold out of whole wheat flour so I used plain flour and it still turned out great! Love that it uses yogurt, love that it doesn’t use oil! The first time I made it, it was a bit less gooey. Genius!! Thank you so much for the lovely review. No problem. Sorry I think your name is Olena not Jeanette. , Loved the recipe ! I just got some cocoa butter Wafers that I’m dying to try in a recipe and wondered if you think this would be okay to use one cup in place of half of the yogurt? Required fields are marked *. I used this recipe to make my son’s 2nd birthday cake and it worked out really well. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Glad everyone enjoyed the recipe, Susan! :), Can I use spelt flour ? I will be making this cake again. Wonder how it would work using zero fat Greek yogurt. Love making it, my whole family devoured it! Cut open lengthwise and scoop out the flesh. I’m sorry I don’t offer conversions with my recipes right now. Because the recipe is baked in a 8×8 inch pan, I cut the cake into 9 pieces – 1 piece is estimated to be 175 calories! This is so lovely to hear, Clio – thank you so much for letting me know! :), Very excited to try this out. Hmmm, I honestly have never baked with coconut yogurt. Seriously, life changing hack and I was super sceptical – “why would anyone wanna make yogurt in the pressure cooker when you can go buy it?!”. Not only is it healthier than a regular chocolate cake, it’s quick and easy to make, too. What would you suggest? When defrosted I really couldn’t tell the difference from when it was fresh. Now for over 10 years, I cook quick and easy healthy meals for my family. Took me forever to find a recipe like this! German Sweet Chocolate Cake I Rating: Unrated 160 This chocolate cake with coconut-pecan frosting is a … Freeze tightly wrapped or in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Serves 10 . Well, sometimes, not always, but it means that recipe sucks. Many thanks in advance, I honestly don’t think it will work but you can try. FOLLOW ME ON FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, PINTEREST AND YOUTUBE. The web has lots of tips on the best non dairy yogurts to use for frosting (as some non dairy yogurts can be more bitter and not that great in baking). Divide the mixture between the prepared tins. It’s probably better to make and add the frosting just before you’re ready to eat the cake. Easy to make and like you say with practice will cut the preparation time. *I have not tried this cake with any other flour besides whole wheat, therefore can't vouch for results. I was thinking it could also have to do with how the leavening reacts in different altitudes… Worth a mention of the difference. That’s a great compliment to the recipe. Thank you.. looks lovely.. Hi Areej. Just ice it after thawing. Thank-you. Is there a gluten free option you could recommend as eldest daughter has celiac. Whisk briefly … **If you want runnier frosting like mine, use 2%+ yogurt. … Mash it well in a medium bowl or jug (or pulse in a food processor for a few seconds). Yes, don’t see why not. This will be a family favourite. Trust me, I have a few pieces frozen because with all the testing who can eat so much cake in 2 weeks?! Many are inspired by my Ukrainian heritage. Keep an eye on it and do a toothpick test though. The only one I have seen is just spelt flour, sprouted or not. Someone mentioned there is sugar free syrup but I’m not sure. I used 10% yogurt. In a large bowl, add yogurt, maple syrup, cacao powder and vanilla; whisk well. Ingredients. Place bottom layer and spread 1/4 of frosting on it. Or use it as a healthier topping for brownies or cupcakes. Thanks for the feedback, Carly – so happy you like it as much as I do! You might like my healthier vanilla cupcakes too (https://scrummylane.com/healthier-vanilla-cupcakes/) They’re not quite as healthy as the chocolate cake but definitely better than average on the sugar and butter front . Healthy chocolate fudge cake? Just regular 9 inch. I couldn’t believe my luck when this turned out so delicious. Hi, Thank you! You might find it easier to freeze without the ganache, though. Healthy family recipes with simple ingredients. Measured flour correctly by skimming the top of a cup? Let cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then carefully turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.