Sunday, January 17, 2016

FIXATE Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Frosting 
21-Day Fix: 2 yellow, 1.5 blue 

This is vegetarian and gluten-free recipe.

Nonstick cooking spray
1 cup almond flour
1/2 cup coconut flour
2 tsp. baking powder (Clabber Girl is gluten free)
1/4 tsp. himalayan salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter
1 cup raw honey or pure maple syrup
4 large eggs
1/4 cup & 3 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Coat a 9 inch round pan with spray
3. Combine almond and coconut flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl and mix well. Set aside.
4. Cream together 1/2 cup butter and 3/4 cup honey in a medium mixing bowl; on medium speed for 1 minute.
5. Add eggs one at a time and beat until blended.
6. Add 1/4 cup almond milk and extract; beat until blended.
7. Add almond flour mixture to butter mixture; beat until creamy.
8. Pour batter into prepared pan.
9. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
10. Whip remaining 1/4 cup butter in medium bowl and beat until creamy.
11. Add remaining 3 Tbsp. almond milk to butter and beat until blended.
12. Add cocoa powder, beat until blended.
13. Slowly add remaining 1/4 cup honey while beating.
14. Once cake is cool, evenly spread with frosting and cut into 12 slices.

I found this recipe fairly simple to make and I would make it again in the future!

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