Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Wednesday Kitchen - Chocolate Cake

Welcome to another Wednesday Kitchen, featuring favourite recipes from members of the JET Team! Today our team member Jennifer, of WearableByDesign, takes a break from creating amazing jewelry to share an amazing cake recipe with us!

This is a low carb, gluten free recipe for chocolate cake... a seriously delicious, dense and chocolatey cake that will satisfy any dieter's cravings!

Cake Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Almond Flour
  • ⅔ Cup Dark Cocoa
  • ⅓ Cup Coconut Flour
  • ⅓ Cup Unflavored Whey Protein Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • ½ Cup Butter, Softened
  • ¾ Cup Swerve Sweetener
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 10 Pkts Splenda
  • 1 Shot Espresso plus Heavy Cream to make 3/4 Cup

Frosting Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese Softened
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter, Softened
  • 1 Cup Powdered Swerve Sweetener
  • ⅔ Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 8 Pkts Splenda
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla

To Make

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Combine your dry ingredients into a bowl

  3. Cream your butter and sweetener

  4. Add eggs

  5. Mix half the dry ingredients into the butter and egg mixture, then add the espresso mixed with cream

  6. Stir in remaining dry ingredients

  7. Spread evenly into a prepared 8 x 8 inch square baking dish

  8. Bake at 325 for about 35 minutes, until a toothpick comes out dry when inserted into the center of the cake
  9. Cream together the cream cheese and the butter

  10. Add the rest of the ingredients and beat until smooth

  11. Frost the cooled cake

  12. Enjoy!!

Jennifer of WearableByDesign


jemsbyjb said...

This looks so delicious. Sounds like a great recipe. I think I will give it a whirl!

Lori Taggart said...


Jet Central said...

Mmmmmm - delicious!!!!!

Brooke said...

This looks really yummy, thanks for sharing!

SendingLoveGallery said...

gluten free and sugar free! thanks Jenn!

WanderingJewel said...

Yummy recipe! I'll be giving this one a try.

Mollie Ann said...

Deeeeelicious! I'll try it too!

Gemstones on My Mind said...

Mmmm, looks and sounds so delicious! And it just so happens that Chocolate cake with white icing is my hubbys absolute favorite cake. Bless his heart, with that heart healthy diet, he hasn't had any cake in a while.. Maybe this one will be ok, it sounds healthy... Thanks Jenn!

Gloria Flynn - EarthEnergyGemstones said...

Yummy! Never knew gluten-free could look so good! Must give it a try!

Beadsme said...

My DIL has to have gluten free. Must show her this.

Jennifer said...

Thanks for the kind words everyone. This cake is a life saver for me and my gluten intolerant family!

Jennifer said...

I should mention that you can get nearly all of these ingredients on Amazon, if not available locally.

Michele said...

Looks delicious!!!!

Ida said...

Chocolate cake with white frosting is my favorite. Thank you for sharing.

cooljewelrydesign said...

Looks like we have a ton of healthy JETS ... me, not so much ... tho I totally respect this and it DOES look yummy!