Omnia chocolate cake

Celebrity chef and wellness guru, Silvena Rowe shares her tried-and-tested recipe for a diet-friendly yet delicious Chocolate Cake
Omnia Chocolate Cake with Coconut Cream by Silvena Rowe
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Omnia Chocolate Cake with Coconut Cream by Silvena Rowe
October 13, 2018
Level Intermediate
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 15-20 minutes
Serves 8-10

PHOTO BY Aasiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Silvena Rowe
FOOD STYLING BY Silvena Rowe

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder
1/2 cup coconut flour
2 1/2 tsp gluten-free baking powder
6 spinneysFOOD Organic Free-Range Eggs
1/2 cup honey
200g 70% chocolate
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
500g coconut yoghurt
1 tin organic coconut milk (left in fridge overnight)

METHOD

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 160°C

  • 2

    Place the cocoa, coconut flour and baking powder in a mixing bowl. 3 Add the eggs, honey, vanilla, coconut milk and olive oil.

  • 3

    Mix well until smooth and combined – a whisk works well for this.

  • 4

    Pour into a 20cm baking tin lined with baking paper.

  • 5

    Bake the cake for 20-25 minutes or until cooked through. 7 Remove from the oven and cool.

  • 6

    Whip the coconut yoghurt, adding the really cold coconut milk and blending together.

  • 7

    Pour coconut cream over the cake and sprinkle with chocolate shavings.

NOTES


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