Macadamia nut butter in cake icing
Home » Recipes » Gluten free chocolate macadamia cake with macadamia maple cream

Gluten free chocolate macadamia cake with macadamia maple cream

Soft and fudgy chocolate cake with a maple and macadamia cream, topped with fresh strawberries and buttery macadamias.  This recipe is free from gluten, grains, dairy and refined sugar.
No ratings yet
Servings 8
Course Dessert
Preference Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Perfect for Healthy Dessert
Skill level Confident

Ingredients
  

Cake

  • 3 cups almond meal 
  • ½ cup tapioca flour 
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 cup cacao raw
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 ½ cups macadamia nut milk 
  • ½ cup macadamia oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup macadamias chopped

Frosting

  • 1 can full fat coconut milk refrigerated overnight 
  • 2 heaped tbsp macadamia nut butter
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup strawberries sliced
  • cup macadamias chopped

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat oven to 175’C. In a mixing bowl combine almond meal, tapioca flour, coconut sugar, cacao and baking powder.
  • In a seperate bowl whisk eggs and add milk, oil and vanilla. Add wet mixture to dry mixture and combine.
  • Stir through chopped macadamia nuts. Pour into a lined/ greased round cake tin. Bake in oven for 40 minutes or until cooked through. Allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, to make the frosting, remove the can of coconut milk from fridge. Scoop out the solids that have risen to the top (reserve liquid for another use). In a mixing bowl whip the coconut cream solids with the macadamia nut butter and maple syrup using electric beaters until thickened. Store in the fridge to further thicken and until cake is cooled.
  • Once cake is cooled, slice horizontally into two or three layers. Spread cream in between layers with slices of strawberry, saving some frosting for the top. Top with fresh strawberries and chopped macadamia nuts.
  • If you have a sweet tooth, add up to 1/4 cup extra coconut sugar to cake recipe or additional maple syrup to the cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 6181kcalCarbohydrates: 314gProtein: 131gFat: 524gSaturated Fat: 151gPolyunsaturated Fat: 20gMonounsaturated Fat: 164gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 744mgSodium: 1915mgPotassium: 1768mgFiber: 63gSugar: 126gVitamin A: 1089IUVitamin C: 48mgCalcium: 1964mgIron: 35mg

Similar recipes

Gluten free macadamia sticky date pudding recipe Gluten free macadamia sticky date pudding Gluten free macadamia sticky date pudding You'll love this simple family favourite. For extra creamy and extra nutty variation, stir… Read More
Macadamia birthday cake recipe Healthy macadamia birthday cake Healthy macadamia birthday cake It can be hard to find a cane-sugar-free cake recipe that still delivers that rich and… Read More
Blueberry macadamia crumble cake Blueberry macadamia crumble cake This cake crumble hybrid is comfort in a pan. The buttery flavour and soft crunch of… Read More
Macadamia and apple crumble Macadamia and apple crumble Macadamia and apple crumble Macadamias’ crunchy texture and buttery flavour make them the ideal ingredient for a crumble topping mixture,… Read More

Get monthly emails about all things macadamias. Yum!

Just pop your details

down here

Contact us

Sorry for interrupting, this website uses cookies to improve your user experience. Continuing to use our site means we’ll assume you’re ok with this. Read more