Chocolate Quinoa Cake

Fudgy Chocolate Quinoa Cake

Fudgy Chocolate Quinoa CakeWho knew gluten free could taste so good!  My fudgy Chocolate Quinoa Cake is a  must have recipe for all chocolate lovers.   A great alternative to traditional chocolate cake that will have your family/friends wanting more!!  Please do yourself a favor and make this today and don’t forget to share 😀

Chocolate Quinoa Cake
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups COOKED quinoa, at room tempurature **
  • ½ cup milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup butter, softened or melted
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Butter baking pan (8’ or 9’ pan) and line bottom with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Place quinoa, milk, eggs, and vanilla into food processor and pulse for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add butter and plus to combine.
  4. Add remaining dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Pulse for one minute to combine.
  5. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  6. Bake for 1 hour. The top of the cake will be still be soft and a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake will come out a bit wet.
  7. Let cake cool completely before removing from pan. Use a knife of slated spatula along the sides of the cake to loosen and then invert it onto serving platter. Dust with confectioner sugar and serve!
Notes
To make 2 cups of quinoa, place ½ a cup of dry quinoa and 1 cup of water into a pot. Bring to a boil over high heat and then reduce heat to low, cover with lid and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until tender and the water has been absorbed.

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