Cake with benefits
This cake seriously is amazing! It taste like heaven and is full of muscle recovering proteines and raw cacao. Raw cacao contains a lot of important nutrients, vitamins and minerals, such as:
- vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B9 and E
- flavonoïds with high antioxidant properties
Raw cacao can also help you lose weight. Yes I know, it sounds amazing right? A Chocolate brownie cake that helps you lose weight? Perfect!
A delish chocolate brownie cake that recovers your muscles after a workout and is full of beautifying nutrients. Can you believe it? Copyright © Daphne Kooy
Other benefits of this chocolate protein brownie cake:
- wheat free
- gluten free
- lactose free
- processed sugar free
- perfect pre or after workout snack
- makes you feel full for a long time
The ultimate benefit: it tastes like you just ate a big fat, unhealthy brownie on a birthday party. But this is cake so much better! You can’t believe it’s real? Just try and find out! It takes a maximum time of 1 hour with baking time included.
- 1 cup cashews
- 1 1/4 cup dates
- 3 eggs
- 1/4 cup vanilla or chocolate protein powder (I prefer Sunwarrior)
- 1 cup rice flour
- 4 tablespoons raw cacao
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
- 1/3 cup cacao nibs
- baking soda
- some pecans for the topping
- Preheat the oven on 160C.
- To make the cake, process the cashews in the food processor until you get a rough flour consitancy.
- Add the dates and process until it’s blended with the cashew flour.
- Add all the other ingredients except for the cacao nibs and process until the dough is a bit sticky and you can form it into a ball.
- Add the cacao nibs and press on the bottom of a 24 cm spring-form pan.
- Top with pecans.
- Put it in the oven for about 20 minutes.
- When the brownie cake is ready, set aside to cool down and enjoy!
- I made use of a 24 cm spring-form pan
Daphne used SunWarrior raw vegan protein powder chocolate in here recipe.
Chief editor’s choice of food processor: Philips HR 7778 Kitchen Machine Avance Collection
What’s your favorite Saturday evening comfort food?