Recipe - Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cake

Recipe - Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cake

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200g 85% dark chocolate, coarsely chopped

2 cups hot water

1 cup coconut oil, softened

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter

1/4 cup granulated stevia

6 eggs

2 cups gluten-free self-raising flour

1 cup almond meal

1/2 cup raw cacao powder (or 100% cocoa powder), plus extra for dusting

pinch sea salt



1/ Preheat oven to 160°C / 325°F / Gas Mark 3. Grease a 6cm deep, 22cm round spring-form cake pan. Line base and sides with baking paper.

2/ Combine chocolate and hot water in a small saucepan until chocolate is melted and well combined.

3/ Beat coconut oil, peanut butter and stevia until well combined.

4/ Add eggs one at a time, beating well between each addition. Stir through melted chocolate.

5/ In a separate bowl combine flour, almond meal, cacao powder and salt. Add to egg mixture. Combine well.

6/ Pour mixture into prepared tin. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

7/ Dust with extra cacao if you like.