Gluen-Free Chocolate Almond Butter Cake from the Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen
It is a rare recipe that I use and follow just as it’s written. Normally, I make all kinds of tweaks with ingredients, amounts, additions, etc. However, this gluten-free Chocolate Almond Butter Cake recipe from the Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen is perfect just as it is. It’s a rich and tasty, satisfying and healthy bit of chocolatey goodness, and incredibly easy to boot! If you’re not familiar with their blog, it’s a terrific resource for gluten-free cooking. And to encourage you to check them out, click here to go directly to their blog in order to get the recipe for this awesome cake.
The only change I made was to do a coconut milk & whiskey sauce drizzled on top. Enjoy!
Simple & delicious. Oh, yea, and gluten free!
3 cups teff flour
1 cup millet flour
1/2 cup buckwheat flour
1/2 cup quinoa flour
4 cups kefir
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs, slightly beaten
6 tablespoons melted butter
1- 1 1/2 cups water
Soak flours in kefir overnight (optional, but here’s why). Mix everything together, adding enough water to make a thick but still pourable batter (amount will depend on thickness of your kefir and absorbency of the flours), and cook in waffle maker per usual. Top with butter, real maple syrup, berries, whatever! YUM!
Adaptations: These have a fun sourdough flavor from the kefir, but if you want them less sour, simply adjust the ratio of kefir & water.
(If you wanna know why these flours, click here.)
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