Friday, March 2, 2012

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

If you have not gone onto honeville grain's website and bought almond meal/flour yet.... you need to so you can make this recipe! There is absolutely no reason to feel guilty about eating this delicious chocolate cake. It is made of healthy almonds, eggs, cocoa powder and vegetables to name a few of the good for you ingredients. It also has no artificial sweeteners. I hope you make it and love it as much as we do!

Serves: 9-12

1 1/2 cups almond flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
4 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
3 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup amber agave nectar or honey
3 Tbs unsweetened applesauce
1 cup zucchini, grated (about 1 large zucchini)
1 tsp vanilla

1. Combine flour, salt, baking soda and cocoa powder in a large bowl. Set aside.
2. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a medium bowl. 
3. Add the wet ingredients to the large bowl of dry ingredients. Stir just until incorporated.
4. Spoon batter into a greased 8x8 pan. 
5. Bake at 325 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until knife inserted into center of cake comes out clean.

You can see the yummy vegetable in the picture below! No one will ever know:)

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