Healthy recipe: guilt free chocolate cake

May 19, 2014
Michelle Toocaram
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Enjoy this easy delicious chocolate cake that no one will believe is healthy. Rich in iron, magnesium and zinc. And surprisingly its vegan too.INGREDIENTS1.25 cups of wholewheat flour1 cup rapadura*0.3 cup of cocoa powder1 tsp baking powder1 cup warm water1 tsp vanilla essence0.3 cup of vegetable oil1 tsp apple cider vinegarTOPPING0.5 cup rapadura*3 tbsp coconut oil2 tbsp soy milk2 tbsp cocoa powderDECORATEDessicated coconut or sesame seeds ( optional)METHODPreheat the oven to 170 degrees C. Mix flour, rapadura, cocoa, baking powder. Add water,vanilla,oil and vinegar. Pour into a baking tin and cook for 30 minutes. Allow cake to cool.Heat all the topping ingredients in a saucepan and mix until its a smooth paste, spread over the cake and decorate with dessicated coconut or sesame seeds if required.* Rapadura is pure whole sugar cane juice that has been evaporated into a grainy sugar. Unlike other sugars its a wholefood containing all the vitamins and minerals and has not been subject to high heat.This article has been shared with the author's written permission. The original article can be found at