Finally! A Guilt-Free Healthy Chocolate Cake!
Cake is one food that many have come to love and enjoy, but sadly, can’t be part of a healthy eating plan.
With a few substitutions to the regular unhealthy chocolate cake recipe, you can indulge without guilt.
The following recipe is made with protein powder, making it a higher protein option that’ll help you recover from your exercise sessions.
The coconut oil included in the recipe will also provide an instant source of energy and help to boost your immune system while improving heart health.
Finally, the coconut flour is great for adding a bit of dietary fibre, helping ensure this cake satisfies you and keeps hunger down.
Try smearing it with some natural peanut butter as an icing or preparing your own icing by combining together two tablespoons of coconut oil with a half scoop of whey protein powder.
While it may not taste just like the real thing, it’s very close to it and for the difference in nutrition these substitutes make, you’ll find it’s well worth the trade-off.
Best of all, this cake is quite to make as it’s prepared right in the microwave. Nothing is simpler than this when you have a craving to combat.
Sugar Free – Yes
Gluten Free –Yes
Dairy Free – No
Grain Free – Yes
Protein – High
Carbs – Low
Fats – Medium
Healthy Chocolate Cake Recipe
1 tbsp. coconut flour
1 tsp. cocoa powder
1 tbsp. chocolate protein powder
1 tbsp. Splenda/Stevia
¼ tsp. baking powder
3/8 cup egg whites
½ tbsp. coconut oil
Begin by heating the coconut oil in the microwave until fully melted. Next, add the coconut flour cocoa powder, Splenda, baking powder, and egg whites. Mix well until a thick cake-like batter is formed.
Pour into a microwave safe bowl and then microwave for 2-3 minutes. Remove from microwave and let stand for 1-2 minutes prior to icing (if desired).