This almond flour chocolate cake made with chocolate ganache and fresh strawberries. This recipe is gluten-free, refined-sugar-free, and requires only 7 ingredients.
Step 1. MAKE CAKE BATTER. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs, add maple syrup, coconut oil, 8 tbsp of cacao powder, sea salt. Whisk to combine. Once mixed, gradually add almond flour. Line an 8-inch round cake pan with unbleached parchment paper and add the batter.
Step 2. BAKE IT. Place in the preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes or till toothpick comes out clean.
Step 3. MAKE GANACHE. While the cake is baking in the oven, make the ganache. In the small saucepan, add 1/3 cup of coconut oil, 4 tablespoons of cacao powder, 3 tablespoons of maple syrup, a pinch of sea salt. Place on low heat for a couple of minutes and while continually stirring. Cool for 10 minutes.
Step 4. DECORATE. Wash and slice strawberries. Once the cake is baked, turn the pan over and place the cake on the serving plate; cool for 10 minutes. Pour ganache over and decorate with strawberries. Enjoy while still warm.
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