Easy gluten-free chocolate cake

Because everyone should be able to enjoy chocolate cake!
gluten free chocolate cake recipe

Spread this gluten-free cake with a generous amount of chocolate icing for a delicious dessert that’s suitable for all to eat. Finish it off with a sprinkle of chopped chocolate for true decadence.


Gluten-free chocolate icing


1.Preheat oven to 170ºC/150ºC fan-forced. Grease and line base and sides of a deep 20cm (base measurement) square cake pan with baking paper. Place the butter, cooking chocolate, sugar and the water in a saucepan; cook and stir over moderate heat for 5 minutes or until melted and smooth. Cool for 10 minutes.
2.Add eggs, flour, cocoa powder and ground almonds to chocolate mixture; mix well. Spoon into prepared pan; level surface. Bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted at centre comes out clean. Stand cake in panfor 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
3.Meanwhile, to make the icing; place butter, icing sugar, cocoa powder and milk in a large bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat until light and fluffy.
4.Spread icing over cooled cake. Serve sprinkled with dark eating chocolate.

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