Gluten free chocolate quinoa cake

Gluten free chocolate quinoa cake


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About this recipe: This quinoa chocolate cake is deliciously rich and gluten-free with plenty of chocolate in every bite!

Stacy Evans

Serves: 12 

  • 375g cold cooked quinoa
  • 170g melted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 80ml milk
  • 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)

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a rectangular cake tin.
  2. Blend quinoa, butter, eggs, milk and vanilla extract together in a blender until smooth.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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