Chocolate Fudge Berry Cakes

IMG_2607I love chocolate. I have been a Chocoholic, a lover of all things sweet and chocolaty, all my life. (well, as long as I can remember anyway)

Now that I am avoiding wheat flour, and a number of other usual cooking ingredients, I am looking to healthier alternatives, without losing that rich decadent flavor and texture.

This is a recipe for a truly delicious, rich, fudge chocolate cake, made with some healthier alternative ingredients.

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Chocolate Fudge Berry Cakes

Ingredients:

½ cup butter
¼ cup coconut oil
1/3 – ½ cup coconut or rapadura sugar, depending on sweetness required
¼ cup cacao
1/3 cup spelt flour or arrowroot flour
¼ tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla essence
2 eggs
½ cup cranberries or other berries –fresh, dried or frozen

instructions:

1. Soften the butter and coconut oil
2. Add the sugar, cacao and vanilla, and blend/beat until creamy
3. Add the eggs, and blend them in to create a smooth creamy texture
4. Add the flour and salt, and mix in well
5. Lastly gently stir in the berries, (especially if fresh or frozen berries are used)
6. Put into small muffin tins and cook at 180 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes

This amount makes 6 small cakes. Just enough for one person, if that person is a chocolate and berry lover like me. Just kidding, even I couldn’t eat them all. They are very rich.

I like to make them using dried cranberries, although fresh or frozen berries give them a fresher and lighter flavor.

You can double the recipe for a larger family.

IMG_2612Enjoy them hot from the oven with your favourite homemade kefir or coconut cream and banana ice-cream.

Delicious!

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4 thoughts on “Chocolate Fudge Berry Cakes

  1. I made these cakes the other day with Raspberries for a group of “littlie’s” having a play date & they went down a treat, even with the kids who don’t eat healthy 🙂 This is a winning recipe!

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