Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

Treat yourself to a delicious gluten free chocolate cake today! This recipe is also egg and lactose free.

  • 2 cups gluten free flour mix
  • 1 cup gf cocoa
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) bicarbonate of soda
  • Salt
  • 2 bananas
  • 110 ml vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp ( 25 ml) apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 500 ml cold water

Sieve together the first four ingredients into a bowl.

Pop the bananas, oil, vinegar, sugar and water into a blender and whizz together.

Pour into a large bowl.

Stir in the dry, sieved ingredients then pour the mixture into a large rectangular greased baking dish.

Bake for 30 minutes at 180 degrees C (350 degrees F).

Gluten free chocolate cake topping

Heat the following ingredients in a small saucepan...

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons gf cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

In a bowl stir together the following...

  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch (cornflour in the UK)
  • 4 tablespoons (50 ml) cold water
  1. Add a little of the hot mixture to the cornflour paste and stir, then add the rest.
  2. Pour the mixture into a saucepan. Stir, and bring to the boil.
  3. Turn it down to a simmer for 5 minutes until thickened.
  4. Remove from the heat, and allow to cool properly before pouring it over the gluten free chocolate cake.

An alternative cake topping

Mix together...

  • half a cup honey (or agave syrup)
  • half a cup oil
  • half a cup cocoa powder

Spread over the cake and enjoy.

- - Chocolate cake


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