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Filling Up A Beautiful Sweet Gluten Free Love Tank

gluten free valentines day dessert
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How Rich Gluten Free Wins Your Lover’s Heart

Know which homemade gluten free dessert you’re making for your sweetie this Valentine’s day?

Fill their love tank with a rich chocolate cake topped with even more chocolate glaze. This fabulous gluten free recipe is sure to arouse their taste buds. The dense, moist cake is made using coconut flour. Recall our series on this versatile ingredient. This recipe falls right into line. Top your special cake with a thick creamy chocolate glaze and you are certain to win your sweetheart’s love. Kitchology’s Eat.Better app also has sweet recipes to celebrate your love.

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Glaze

gluten free valentine's day dessert
Flickr / Lisa Brewster

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 large eggs

Glaze

  • 1 cup semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

 Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease an 8″ square cake pan.
  2. Combine the coconut flour and baking powder and set aside.
  3. Melt the butter and cocoa in the microwave. Stir until well blended. 
  4. Whisk the sugar, salt, vanilla, and eggs into the butter-cocoa mixture.
  5. Next add the coconut flour and baking powder, whisking until smooth.
  6. Once it’s all mixed pour into the prepared pan and allow it to sit for 10 minutes before baking.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes and until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Cool the cake completely before glazing and remove from the pan.
  9. To create the glaze: Place the chocolate and cream in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat until the cream is hot.
  10. Stir until the chocolate melts and the mixture is completely smooth.
  11. Once mixed slowly pour the glaze over the cake. Spread the glaze over the cake allowing it to drip over the sides. Let the glaze sit for a few hours before serving.
  12. Yield one 8″ square cake

What #glutenfree goodies set your sweetie’s heart aflutter?  Share with us @Kitchology and @Kitchenchick123. Sign up to get the latest food news from the Kitchology Blog.

About Kara Root

Howdy. I am mom to 4 fantastic kids. I manage their food and environmental allergies daily. They have extreme diets because of eosinophilic esophagitis. Also because of this disease, two of my kids are on feeding tubes. They all also have asthma. I try my hardest to teach them, even though life seems to revolve around food and their allergies try so hard to consume their lives, we can still LIVE life to the fullest. You can find me at www.livingtheallergylife.wordpress.com Come with us and LIVE on twitter @Momof3EoE Follow us on FB http:// facebook.com/livingtheallergylife

About Kara Root 93 Articles
Howdy. I am mom to 4 fantastic kids. I manage their food and environmental allergies daily. They have extreme diets because of eosinophilic esophagitis. Also because of this disease, two of my kids are on feeding tubes. They all also have asthma. I try my hardest to teach them, even though life seems to revolve around food and their allergies try so hard to consume their lives, we can still LIVE life to the fullest. You can find me at www.livingtheallergylife.wordpress.com Come with us and LIVE on twitter @Momof3EoE Follow us on FB http:// facebook.com/livingtheallergylife

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