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Light Chocolate Cake

This cake is version of Nigella Lawson’s Chocolate Olive Oil Cake just gluten free.

Light Chocolate Cake

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PREP TIME

30 MINS

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PREP TIME

40-45 MINS

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SERVICE

4

INGREDIENTS

150 ml oil

30gms cocoa powder

150 ml boiling water

150gms all purpose gf blend

½ tbsp baking soda

Pinch salt

200gms castor sugar

3 large eggs

1 tbsp vanilla extract

METHOD

Preheat oven to 170 degree C

In a jug sieve the cocoa powder add boiling water and whisk continuously until you have a smooth paste. Add the vanilla extract.

Sieve the gf all purpose flour blend with baking soda and salt.

Beat the sugar, eggs, oil vigorously to create a pale blend in with a handheld or freestanding mixer.

Add the coca mixture while beating and finally add the flour in three batches beating at a slow speed.

Bake for 40-45 minutes till centre comes out clean. 

Cool the cake and demould the cake.

Tips :

Replace zucchini with banana puree, apple puree or tangerine stewed and pureed.