Amazing Chocolate Quinoa Cake!

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This delicious cake is made with quinoa and no flour! Enjoy!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cold cooked quinoa

  • ¾ cup melted butter

  • 4 eggs

  • cup milk

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • 1 cup cocoa powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup chocolate chips

  • ½ cup chopped pecans (Optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a rectangular cake pan.

  2. Blend quinoa, butter, eggs, milk, and vanilla extract together in a blender until smooth.

  3. Combine sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl. Stir quinoa mixture into sugar mixture until batter is well combined. Fold chocolate chips and pecans into batter; pour into the prepared pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool cake on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

332 Calories
21g Fat
37g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 332
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 375mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 263mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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