Naked Paleo Chocolate Cake

naked paleo chocolate cake




Naked Paleo Chocolate CakeSweetened with real maple syrup and topped with a velvety smooth coconut cream frosting, this no-bake, double chocolate paleo cake recipe is full of antioxidant-rich chocolate goodness for a guilt-free craving fix!

Total Time: 1hr 20 Mins

Prep Time: 15 Mins

Cook Time: 5 Mins

Serves: 8

Recipe author: Jennafer Ashley

INGREDIENTS

For the Chocolate Cake:

  • 1 cup unsweetened dark chocolate chunks or dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1 14 oz can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil

For Coconut Chocolate Frosting:

  • 1½ cups coconut cream
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • INSTRUCTIONS

    1. Liberally grease an 8-inch round cake pan with coconut oil. In a small bowl, whisk together almond meal and cocoa powder. Set aside.
    2. Heat coconut milk, coconut oil, and maple syrup over low heat until steaming. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and stir in chocolate chips until smooth.
    3. Gradually whisk dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until well combined. Pour into prepared pan. Smooth top with a spatula. Place in freezer for 1 hour to set.
    4. For frosting, combine coconut cream, cocoa powder and maple syrup in a medium mixing bowl. Beat using a hand mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Place into a bowl or jar and refrigerate.
    5. Use a sharp knife to loosen cake from edges of the pan. Place a plate on top of cake pan and flip over to remove cake from pan.
    6. Frost with chocolate coconut frosting. Store in refrigerator.

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