About this recipe:This quinoa chocolate cake is deliciously rich and gluten-free with plenty of chocolate in every bite!
375g cold cooked quinoa
170g melted butter
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
250g caster sugar
85g cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
85g chocolate chips
60g chopped pecans (optional)
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:40min › Ready in:55min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a rectangular cake tin.
Blend quinoa, butter, eggs, milk and vanilla extract together in a blender until smooth.
Combine sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt together in a large bowl. Stir quinoa mixture into sugar mixture until mixture is well combined. Fold chocolate chips and pecans (if using) into cake mixture; pour into the prepared cake tin.
Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool cake on a wire cooling rack.