• Jan.27...Chocolate Cake Day!!

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    Over a year ago

    A few technique twists and a traditional.

    Just staring at the photos makes me want to eat my screen…

    Chocolate Hazelnut Lava Cake
    (requires a dehydrator)
    From Chef Tina Jo of Splendor in the Raw
    Ingredients:
    Cake
    3 cups hazelnuts (unsoaked)
    16 whole medjool dates, rough chopped
    2 tsp hazelnut liqueur*
    2/3 cup cacao powder
    1/8 tsp Himalayan pink salt
    1/8 tsp nutmeg
    8 tsp cinnamon
    Ganache
    3/4 cup coconut nectar (or substitute agave nectar)
    3/4 cup cacao powder
    1/3 cup virgin coconut oil, melted
    1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt

    *You could substitute hazelnut extract for the liqueur, or use almond extract if you have that on hand.
    Heat it, low and slow…Chocolate Hazelnut Lava Cake

    One-Minute Chocolate Cake
    (requires a microwave)
    From Chocolate-Covered Katie
    Ingredients:
    1 tablespoon plus 2 tsp cocoa powder
    3 tablespoons spelt flour (or white, or Arrowhead Mills gf)
    1/8 tsp salt
    2 tsp sugar or evaporated cane juice
    1/4 tsp baking powder
    1 stevia packet (or 1 tablespoon more sugar)
    2-3 tsp coconut oil or vegetable oil
    3 tablespoons milk of choice (I used almond milk)
    1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract

    Zap it! One-Minute Chocolate Cake

    Lucky Chocolate Cake
    (just need an oven)
    From Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet
    Adapted from Epicurious
    Ingredients:
    2 Cups Cooked Black-Eyed Peas
    1 12-Ounce Package Extra-Firm Silken Tofu
    3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
    1 1/2 Cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
    1/4 Cup Natural Cocoa Powder
    1 Teaspoon Instant Coffee Powder
    3/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
    1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
    Pinch Salt

    Bake it! Lucky Chocolate Cake

    (According to the Rules of the Interwebs, you shouldn’t post someone else’s entire recipe, only part of it with a link to the rest, unless you’ve changed the recipe up bigtime.)

    More yumful chocolateyness…
    Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake from Chocolate-Covered Katie
    Ultra-Moist Amazing Chocolate Layer Cake from Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet
    The White Pig’s Chocolate-Chocolate Cake from PETA
    Mexican Chocolate Cake 2 from PETA
    Traverse City Cherry-Chocolate Cake from PETA

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