Dessi and Rose made this chocolate orange cake the other day and it was perfection! The cake is easy to make, gluten free, and perfect for dessert or a afternoon pick me up with a cup of tea.
You can also make this chocolate cake dairy free if you swap ghee for virgin coconut oil. Just keep in mind that ghee has no lactose or casein.
How To Make Chocolate Orange Cake
Start the cake recipe by mixing the wet ingredients in one bowl. Beat the eggs with the coconut sugar until the eggs are fluffy. Add the orange zest, juice, melted ghee, and vanilla extract. Mix until combined.
In another bowl, add the paleo flour mix, baking powder, cocoa powder, and salt. Mix well then add then add the wet ingredients on top of the dry and mix until combined.
Add the cake batter to a prepared 8 inch spring form pan and bake at 325F for 30-40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Let the cake cool, then brush over the hot glaze made with orange juice, coconut sugar, and water.
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