Chocolate Cake – Favorite

Cake ingredients

2 C almond flour

¼ C coconut flour

½ tsp real salt

1 ½ C xylitol

2/3 C Cocoa

3 tsp baking soda

2 tsp baking powder

4 large or 5 medium eggs

2 C milk

1 C butter, melted or oil of choice

1 tsp. vanilla

In mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add eggs, milk, oil & vanilla beat 2 min. (Batter will be thin) Pour into 2 greased & floured 9 in. cake pans. Bake at 350 for 30-35 min. or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. Invert pans on wire rack to remove from pans. Cool completely.

Frostings:

Stevia sweetened whipped cream

Cream cheese frosting – 8 ounces cream cheese, 1/4 cup xylitol, cream until smooth, add 1/4 to 1/3 cup cocoa to give the desired chocolate flavor, mix well and gradually add 2 cups heavy cream.  I add just a little at a time, mixing well.  Add 1/2 teaspoon Clear stevia and 1 teaspoon vanilla  in the middle of the cream.  Keep whipping the mixture until it is fluffy like frosting.

Chocolate Glaze –

1/2 cup Xylitol

1 teaspoon arrowroot powder (like cornstarch)

1 (1-oz) square unsweetened chocolate

Dash of salt

1/2cup water

1-1/2 Tbs butter

1/2 tsp vanilla

Put all the ingredients except the butter and vanilla in a sauce pan.  Bring to a boil, remove from the heat and add the butter and vanilla.  Mix well and pour on the cake.  (The next time I make it, I plan to leave out the arrowroot powder.  Stay tuned for the update.)

Butter Cream Frosting

Frosting ingredients

3 squares unsweetened chocolate         ¼ tsp Real Salt

1 cup Xylitol                                         1 tsp. vanilla

2 ½ sticks butter                                  4 egg yolks

6 Tbsp. milk (may need to add more to reach desired consistency)

Early in day, soften butter. Melt xylitol, and chocolate, then let cool. Beat all the ingredients together until very smooth, adding more milk if necessary to make a good spreading consistency. Use an icing spatula when icing the cake, dipping in a glass of hot water often to keep the icing from sticking to the spatula, as well as helping the icing to spread easily.

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3 responses to “Chocolate Cake – Favorite

  1. Sheri

    Wondering if I did something wrong on the chocolate glaze. It’s just like water… I started to leave out the arrowroot powder, but then added it. I suppose it’s a thickener? I’m hesitant about putting it on top of the cake…

  2. Loradona

    I have used the Royal frosting recipe,like the decorating frosting used at grocery stores for their cakes. I use coconut oil (without coconut flavor,expeller pressed. I believe) in place of shortening, butter, vanilla, xylitol in place of sugar and maybe some vanilla cream stevia for a little sweeter flavor. So it’s really thick and doesn’t melt off the cake. You can use food coloring and decorate as you normally would.
    It goes great with the Italian cake. I haven’t tried making it chocolate yet. I don’t like most chocolate but I would think you could add it when you whip the shortening(coconut oil) and butter.

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