FUDGY MINTY HEALTH NUT CAKE

Shira Nahari

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@shirtour

FUDGE MINT CAKE is divine, but "Health Nuts" like me may prefer this version. It uses all organic and healthful ingredients.The cocoa powder supplies calcium and the carob powder supplies magnesium. Your bones will love it!


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Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

2 c
flour (choose from or mix the following equivalents: 2 c. whole wheat flour, 1 3/4 c. amaranth flour, 1 1/2 c. organic corn flour, 1 1/2 c. millet flour, 1 3/4 c potato flour, etc.)
1 Tbsp
baking soda (double this when using dark flours)
3 Tbsp
raw organic cocoa powder
3 Tbsp
organic carob powder
1 Tbsp
xanthum gum or arrowroot
1 c
sucanat (or equivalent: 1 tsp. stevia powder or liquid; 2/3 c. molasses; or use part maple syrup and reduce oil slightly)
1/2 tsp
himalayan crystal salt or celtic sea salt
1 1/2 c
unsweetened organic applesauce
1/4 c
melted virgin coconut oil
1 Tbsp
natural vanilla (or homemade equivalent)
1 Tbsp
organic peppermint extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Whisk dry ingredients together in large bowl until well blended:
2
In a smaller bowl, mix the wet ingredients and blend them quickly into the dry ingredients with a few strokes.
3
Pour into a lightly oiled 10-inch bundt pan or 12 cupcake molds.
Bake 50-60 minutes, until a toothpick comes out just covered with with moist crumbs.
Cool on rack and then drizzle melted organic chocolate over the top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate