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Gluten Free Almond and Curd Cheese Chocolate Cake

A moist, dense, flavourful cake more on the healthy side of baking! Containing little sugar and no oil or butter

Makes a 5” cake

Serves 6

Takes 1 hour


45g dark chocolate (75%)

150g Curd Cheese

1 large egg

3 tbsp sugar

4 tbsp milk

1 tbsp cocoa powder

1 tsp Orange oil or Orange Zest (optional)

100g ground almonds

1 ½ tsp baking powder

· Preheat the oven to 190C/375F

· Melt the chocolate

· Whisk the ricotta, egg together and add the cream, mix well.

· Add the melted chocolate and mix to incorporate into a batter. If the chocolate seizes and hardens, don’t worry, just ensure it is evenly distributed.

· Add cocoa powder and mix well

· Add ground almonds and baking powder

· Add orange oil, or zest if using

· Pour into a pre-greased a 5-inch cake tin and cooked for about 50 minutes until a sharp knife comes out clean.

· Let it cool completely in the tin otherwise it may crumble.

· Once cooled, sprinkle with cocoa powder and serve.

Source - Imagelicious


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