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Flourless Chocolate Cake

Demo by Jennifer Cornbleet of making a raw flourless chocolate cake at the East Bay Raw Food Meetup in Oakland California, January 8, 2012.
Ingredients
  Fresh raspberries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsweetened dried coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Raw walnut 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (1 pinch)
  Pitted dates 16 Medium
  Carob powder 1 Cup (16 tbs) (cocoa powder/ raw cacao powder)
  Water 2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Chocolate ganache 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pit the dates by pulling them into half and removing the seed.
2. Line a 6 inch cake pan with parchment paper.

MAKING
3. In a food processor, put the walnuts and salt and process it till it forms coarse flour.
4. Add the dates and continue processing till the mixture begins to stick together.
5. Put the cocoa powder/ carob powder, vanilla and process till incorporated.
6. Pour water and process for few more minutes.
7. Take the cake pan and pour the cake mixture into it.
8. Press it with hands gently to form the cake.
9. Run a knife around the edge of the pan to loosen the cake.
10. Take a serving plate, place it on top of the cake pan and invert it and lift the cake pan off.
11. Remove the parchment paper. The cake can be frosted with a chocolate ganache.
12. Chill the cake for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

SERVING
13. Cut the cake into slices and serve it garnished with raspberries, dried coconut or chocolate.

TIPS
Chocolate Cake with Fudge Frosting will keep for 5 days stored in the refrigerator or for 2 weeks stored in the freezer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Interest: 
Easy, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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