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chocolate peanut butter cake

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Treat yourself to a delicious Gluten Free Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting. The almond flour and cocoa powder made cake tastes delicious with a butter and peanut butter frosting and a rich chocolate drizzle!

Prep: 20Cook: 30Total: 50 minutes
Yield 12 slices 1x

Ingredients

Chocolate Cake

Peanut Butter Frosting

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 36 tbsp almond milk
  • optional: 1/3 cup chocolate chips melted with 1 tsp coconut oil for drizzle

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease 3 6-inch cake pans. Alternatively use 2 8-inch pans.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, mix together almond flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and coconut oil. Add in maple syrup and vanilla.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet and stir until combined. Divide evenly among cake pans.
  5. Bake for 26-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. While cakes are baking, use a handheld mixer to beat together butter, peanut butter, and powdered sugar. Add the powdered sugar slowly, cup by cup. Add almond milk as needed until frosting is fluffy.
  7. Let cakes cool ten minutes in pans then take them out and cool on wire rack.
  8. Once totally cool, frost cake. Add the optional chocolate drizzle.
Author: ErinCategory: cake, dessert, gluten-freeMethod: ovenCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free