Keto Friendly, Sugar-free CHOCOLATE CAKE

This 9-inch moist chocolate cake is made with coconut flour and a sugar-free sweetener, topped with a dark ganache frosting. It’s a delicious gluten free and low carb alternative that tastes amazingly like regular chocolate cake.

Ingredients:

3 measuring spoons of Yummy Sweet sweetener
1 cup warm coffee or water
1 cup warm coffee or water
3/4 cup (4 oz wt.) finely chopped unsweetened baking chocolate
8 tablespoons salted butter, plus more for greasing pan
8 tablespoons salted butter, plus more for greasing pan
2/3 cup (2.5 oz wt.) coconut flour
2.5 tablespoons (1/2 oz wt.) unsweetened cocoa powder
4 large eggs
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Ganache:

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup (2.5 oz wt.) finely chopped unsweetened baking chocolate
1 measuring spoon of Yummy Sweet sweetener

Preperation:

  • Prepare Pan: Grease sides of 9-inch springform pan and line bottom with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Sift Ingredients: Sift together coconut flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder over bowl. Stir until well-mixed. Set aside.

    Make Batter: Microwave baking chocolate and butter in large heatproof bowl until just melted, heating in 30-second intervals, stirring in between. Whisk in sweetener, warm coffee, and vanilla until smooth. Whisk in eggs for a few minutes until smooth. Gradually whisk in sifted coconut flour mixture until incorporated; small lumps are fine.
  • Bake Cake: Pour batter into prepared pan, spreading to sides and smoothing surface. Let stand for about 10 minutes; meanwhile, preheat oven to 300 F. Transfer pan to preheated oven, and bake for 55 minutes or until inserted toothpick in center comes out clean with a few crumbs. Cool cake in pan for 30 minutes; meanwhile, prepare ganache in next step.
  • Make Ganache: Microwave all ganache ingredients in bowl until chocolate is just melted, heating in 30-second intervals, stirring in between. Texture should be very smooth. Refrigerate for 15 minutes or until mixture has spreadable consistency.
  • Serve: Slide butter knife all around between cake and pan, and release springform pan. Spread thin layer of ganache over sides and top of cake. Cut into 12 slices and serve.

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