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The most decadent paleo flourless chocolate cake that's easy to make, gluten free, refined sugar free, grain free, and comes together with only 6 ingredients!

Paleo Flourless Chocolate Cake

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x

Description

 The most decadent paleo flourless chocolate cake that’s easy to make, gluten free, refined sugar free, grain free, and comes together with only 6 ingredients!


Ingredients

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  • 6 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 cup ghee or butter, melted (*usually 2 sticks)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup cacao powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 mixture paleo baking powder (see note)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease an 8″ cake pan with butter or coconut oil.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together melted butter and cacao powder until smooth and no clumps.
  3. Add in maple syrup, eggs, vanilla, paleo baking powder, and sea salt. Whisk together until egg yolks are completely mixed in.
  4. Pour batter into cake pan and place in oven.
  5. Bake for about 35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Remove from pan once cool and dust with cacao powder.

Note:

  1. Paleo Baking Powder: whisk together 1 tsp baking soda + 2 tsp apple cider vinegar. If not strictly paleo, add 1 tsp baking powder to the batter.