Best Paleo Avocado Chocolate Cake


Best Paleo Avocado Chocolate Cake

Best paleo chocolate cake you will ever have! Made with sweet potatoes instead of flour and avocado chocolate frosting. This flourless and dairy free chocolate cake is made in the food processor and perfect for any celebration! Are you ready for this easy gluten free chocolate cake recipe?

Best paleo chocolate cake you will ever have! Made with sweet potatoes instead of flour and avocado chocolate frosting. This flourless and dairy free chocolate cake is made in the food processor and perfect for any celebration! Are you ready for this easy gluten free chocolate cake recipe? #cake #recipes #baking #paleo

When it comes to cake- I like mine in the dark chocolate version, covered in more chocolate.

Nothing beats a slice of chocolate cake; especially, when it’s packed with veggies!

This chocolate layer cake is probably the healthiest cake you’ll-ever-have-in-your-life.

Dead serious.

The base is made with raw sweet potato instead of flour and the frosting is oil-free and sugar-free; instead, I used sweet potatoes, avocado, and dates!

You better believe I’m craving seconds. 🙂

Best paleo chocolate cake you will ever have! Made with sweet potatoes instead of flour and avocado chocolate frosting. This flourless and dairy free chocolate cake is made in the food processor and perfect for any celebration! Are you ready for this easy gluten free chocolate cake recipe? #cake #recipes #baking #paleo

If you’ve ever seen the 1960’s Pollyanna film, then you know that those gigantic chocolate and vanilla cakes made for the bizarre were pretty much the most satisfying thing to watch being sliced and served.

This cake passes the Pollyanna cut test…

It slices like a cloud from heaven.

Btw, is there anything better than cutting into chocolate cake?

If so, please enlighten me! 🙂

Best paleo chocolate cake you will ever have! Made with sweet potatoes instead of flour and avocado chocolate frosting. This flourless and dairy free chocolate cake is made in the food processor and perfect for any celebration! Are you ready for this easy gluten free chocolate cake recipe? #cake #recipes #baking #paleo
Avocado sweet potato chocolate cake!

I’ve made this chocolate cake before, but since you all requested a video for this recipe, I figured I would go all out!

I tweaked the frosting recipe by the slightest and changed the overall concept and recipe a bit, but it’s still the same ol’ good paleo chocolate cake I made originally.

If you’re looking for the perfect birthday cake, celebration cake, or anything cake (you know, like: YOU JUST WANT TO EAT CHOCOLATE CAKE OCCASION CAKE) then this is the recipe you need in your life!

Tips for the pros:

You can make this recipe up and freeze the leftovers.

I like to individually wrap each of my slices, so when I’m craving cake- I’m all set to pound down a slice.

Or you can store a slice in these reusable stasher bags for on-the-go!

Best paleo chocolate cake you will ever have! Made with sweet potatoes instead of flour and avocado chocolate frosting. This flourless and dairy free chocolate cake is made in the food processor and perfect for any celebration! Are you ready for this easy gluten free chocolate cake recipe? #cake #recipes #baking #paleo

That awkward moment when your sister hears you saying, “I love you, you’re beautiful” and responds with “thank you”…

And you’re like, “You? I don’t even know you! I was talking to my cake…”

Hehehe, so been there done that. 🙂

Best paleo chocolate cake you will ever have! Made with sweet potatoes instead of flour and avocado chocolate frosting. This flourless and dairy free chocolate cake is made in the food processor and perfect for any celebration! Are you ready for this easy gluten free chocolate cake recipe? #cake #recipes #baking #paleo
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Best Paleo Avocado Chocolate Cake
Best paleo chocolate cake you will ever have! Made with sweet potatoes instead of flour and avocado chocolate frosting. This flourless and dairy free chocolate cake is made in the food processor and perfect for any celebration! Are you ready for this easy gluten free chocolate cake recipe?
Ingredients
Cake
Frosting
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Cook Time 45-50 minutes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
servings
Course Dessert
Votes: 16
Rating: 4.13
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Rate this recipe!
Info
Cook Time 45-50 minutes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
servings
Course Dessert
Votes: 16
Rating: 4.13
You:
Rate this recipe!
Ingredients
Cake
Frosting
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line the bottom of two 6" spring form cake pans with rounds of parchment paper.
  2. In a food processor mince sweet potato. Then in a blender combine all ingredients for cake until smooth.
  3. Divide batter in-between the two cake pans. Bake on 350F for 45-50 minutes, then chill in freezer while you make frosting.
  4. For frosting, steam sweet potato cubes, then drain water, and combine with rest of frosting ingredients until smooth (about 5 minutes). Chill until ready to frost.
Nutrition Facts
Best Paleo Avocado Chocolate Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 372 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 338mg 14%
Potassium 734mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 58g 19%
Dietary Fiber 13g 52%
Sugars 30g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 197%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 12%
Iron 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Best paleo chocolate cake you will ever have! Made with sweet potatoes instead of flour and avocado chocolate frosting. This flourless and dairy free chocolate cake is made in the food processor and perfect for any celebration! Are you ready for this easy gluten free chocolate cake recipe? #cake #recipes #baking #paleo



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  1. 5
    Jessica

    I used a 9” springform in a convection toaster oven and it took 40 min to bake. Also used butternut squash for icing instead of sweet potato and added 1/8 cup honey to sweeten and some extra cacao. Used sweet potato for the batter and didn’t end up with as dark of a cake as the photos but still really good!

    • 7
      Kaylie

      Hi Chelsea, the coconut oil can be replaced with butter and the coconut flour, not sure what that can be replaced with… maybe 1 cup almond flour and 1 egg? I haven’t tried this so I cannot say how it will work, but that’s my best guess. 🙂

  2. 8
    Melissa

    Any suggestions for an egg replacement? I’m on AIP… could I also sub cocoa powder for carob powder?? Looks SO YUM!!! I’m desperately craving some chocolate and this would be a slice of heaven right now!

    • 9
      Kaylie

      Hi Melissa, I haven’t tried this recipe without eggs, but that would be totally cool if it worked! Carob powder should work- the flavor will be different though… I don’t ever cook with carob, so I can’t say for sure how it would turn out.

  3. 11
    chloë sherrod @immunicorn_

    KAYLIE! you’re amazing. referencing the Pollyanna film means we definitely just became friends. can’t wait to make this recipe! xo

  4. 13
    Lorna

    This sounds amazing, but I can’t have eggs. Usually coconut flour calls for lots of eggs but as there is only 2, do you think chia seeds would work? I’ve used chia seeds as egg replacement in cakes before and it works well but not sure with coconut flour. Any advice?

  5. 21
    Valerie

    Can i use a regular pan? I don’t have a spring form pan. My daughter has celiac and i got rid of all my baking pans so slowly replacing them. :/

  6. 25
    Mia

    I’m gonna try this as cupcakes. Can’t wait to trick the kiddos. They think they hate sweet potatoes.
    Does this recipe rise a lot? How much should I fill a cupcake cup?

  7. 27
    Katie

    This cake… is OUT OF THIS WORLD!! I’m eagerly waiting for it to cool so I can frost it and eat it for real, but the spoon licks of the batter/frosting were amazing, it smells incredible, it was super easy to make, and it’s packed full of good-for-you foods. Minor adjustments I made were to use a reg 9″ cake pan (because I don’t have two 6″ spring form pans and obviously couldn’t wait), and I added a little extra vanilla, sugar, and a squeeze of lemon to the frosting. I can already tell that I will definitely be making this again and sharing it with family/friends. Thank you so much for creating this recipe! 🙂

  8. 29
    Ellie

    One of the best Cake recipes ai have found, perfect for anyyone and everyone….except vegetarians, but who doesnt love meat, thank you so much for this recipe, really one of a kind.

  9. 35
    Judy

    The cake was great. It tasted like any other, less healthy cake. The frosting just tastes like sweet potato. I added 1/4 cup coconut sugar to sweeten.

  10. 36
    Joanna Eden

    I would love to make the cake without the dates in the frosting, do you think it would work with coconut nectar or maple syrup instead?

  11. 38
    Fawn

    Oh my goodness!! It was the best cake ever… truly. I tricked 4 children and 2 picky men (my husband and brother in law) with this recipe. I felt so good giving the children seconds and felt even better about them dipping their fingers into the frosting. Thank you!! I added a little maple syrup to the frosting but otherwise it was PERFECT!

  12. 40
    Joey

    I saw this recipe today and made it tonight. I was impressed. Texture, depth of flavor, and the guilt free decadence were all spot on. Didn’t even feel guilty eating a few spoonfuls of frosting out of the bowl. I do have to say that traditional baking powder (like the one linked to your recipe) is not paleo because of the cornstarch. However, it was easy enough to find a paleo version recipe online so I used that in the cake and had no problems with it rising. Well done on this recipe, I will make it again!

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