Recipe

Chocolate apple cake

  • 1 hr 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 18
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Ingredients

Chocolate apple cake
  • 4 medium_piece (600g) apples
  • 3/4 cup (110g) potato flour
  • 3/4 cup (120g) brown rice flour
  • 1/4 cup (25g) cocoa powder
  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup (30g) linseed meal
  • 4 eggs, beaten lightly
  • 1 cup (250ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 cup (160g) pure icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoon apple juice, approximately

Method

Chocolate apple cake
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease 20cm x 30cm lamington pan, line base with baking paper, extending paper 5cm over two long sides.
  • 2
    Peel apples, grate coarsely.
  • 3
    Sift dry ingredients into large bowl, stir in apple, linseed meal, eggs, oil and extract. Pour mixture into pan.
  • 4
    Bake cake about 45 minutes. Turn, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, make chocolate icing.
  • 6
    Spread cold cake with chocolate icing. juice to make a thick icing.

Notes

This recipe is gluten-free, wheat-free, yeast-free and dairy-free. Use a hot dry knife to cut the cake. storage

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