Michelin Starred Bohemia’s - Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Cake

 Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Cake

In celebration of World Chocolate Day,  Head Pastry Chef Ellen de Jager-Smith at Michelin Starred Bohemia has shared her recipe for her delicious, healthy, gluten-free chocolate cake - which includes no cream, butter or sugar.

Ingredients: (To make 10 cupcakes or 1 small cake)
100g Ground almonds
45g Cocoa powder
5g Baking soda
5g Gluten free baking powder
3 Eggs
140g Maple syrup
200g Almond milk
200g Pitted dates
50g Grated courgette
200g Olive oil
150g Dark Chocolate

Sieve all of the dry ingredients together
Whisk the eggs and add the maple syrup
Blend the almond milk, dates, grated courgettes and olive oil together
Melt the dark chocolate
Add the dry ingredients to egg mixture to create a smooth batter
Fold the almond milk mixture carefully into the batter and pour in the dark chocolate
Preheat the oven to 160°C
Pour the mixture into a lined tin
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes for cupcakes and 40 to 50 minutes for a cake

Ingredients: – Chocolate, avocado and date icing
2 Avocados
250g Dates
15g Cocoa powder
60g Maple syrup
350g Almond milk
A pinch of salt
400g Melted dark chocolate

Blend everything (except the dark chocolate) in a food processor
Add the dark chocolate carefully whilst blending
Decorate as you please

Michelin Starred Bohemia’s - Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Cake

Bohemia was the only restaurant in the Channel Islands to be listed in The Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants. The 4AA Rosette restaurant also received the highest score in the Channel Islands in the Good Food Guide with a glowing score of 7 and was listed as the best restaurant in Jersey in the guide’s ‘Top 50 Restaurants in the UK’.

Recipe and images courtesy of Head Pastry Chef Ellen de Jager-Smith at Michelin Starred Bohemia
Bohemia Bar & Restaurant, Channel Islands.

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