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One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting (no refined sugar)

One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting- No Refined Sugar- Big Green House #chocolate #cake #chocolatecake #dessert #norefinedsugar #frosting #nopowderedsugar

One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting- No Refined Sugar- – Chocolate love overload. ♡ A quick cake with a creamy frosting and no refined sugar to be found in either. A perfect weeknight dessert!

One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting- No Refined Sugar- Big Green House #chocolate #cake #chocolatecake #dessert #norefinedsugar #frosting #nopowderedsugar

The perfect way to end a tough week- – chocolate cake.

Actually, it’s the perfect way to end any kind of week. Don’t you think? ッ

What supplies are needed? You will need 8 inch baking pan (plus your favorite way to grease it). You will also need a mixing bowl and silicone spatula/wooden spoon for the cake batter. For the frosting, you will also need an electric mixer/mixing bowl. Of course, you will also need measuring cups & spoons.

The Ingredients List:

  • Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Maple syrup
  • Flour + Salt + Baking powder
  • Canola oil
  • Milk + Vinegar
  • Vanilla
  • Additional needed for frosting: Honey + Butter
One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting- No Refined Sugar- Big Green House #chocolate #cake #chocolatecake #dessert #norefinedsugar #frosting #nopowderedsugar

Just a couple of recipe notes:

  • For the cake, I used an unsweetened vanilla almond milk. Regular dairy milk will also work. However, the nutritional information in the recipe card may be different.
  • For the frosting: The butter must be well softened! This is extremely important for the texture of the frosting.
  • Also for the frosting: After mixing, don’t forget to refrigerate it for at least 15 minutes before using. This will help it set and thicken up a bit. The longer you can let it set, the better.
  • This frosting recipe makes enough for: 12 cupcakes or a 8-9 inch cake
One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting- No Refined Sugar- Big Green House #chocolate #cake #chocolatecake #dessert #norefinedsugar #frosting #nopowderedsugar

Did Someone Say Chocolate Cake?!

One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting- No Refined Sugar- Big Green House #chocolate #cake #chocolatecake #dessert #norefinedsugar #frosting #nopowderedsugar

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Yield: 9 generous slices

One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting- No Refined Sugar

One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting- No Refined Sugar- Big Green House #chocolate #cake #chocolatecake #dessert #norefinedsugar #frosting #nopowderedsugar

One Bowl Chocolate Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting- No Refined Sugar- - Chocolate love overload. ♡ A quick cake with a creamy frosting and no refined sugar to be found. A perfect weeknight dessert!

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes

Ingredients

FOR CAKE:

  • 2/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vinegar 
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla 
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup flour 
  • dash of salt 
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder 

FOR FROSTING:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 8 inch baking pan.
  2. In a bowl, mix milk with vinegar. Let it sit for 10 minutes. Add in maple syrup and oil. Mix to combined. Then, add in flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder. Mix well to combine. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  3. Let cake cool completely before frosting.


FOR FROSTING:

  1. Beat all ingredients in a mixing bowl until smooth. Let frosting sit in refrigerator for at least 15 minutes before using. Keeps leftover covered in refrigerator.

Notes

  • cake adapted from chocolate covered kate
  • Be sure your butter is soft! If it is too cold or hard, the frosting will not achieve a smooth texture.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

9

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 215Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 61mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 1gSugar: 21gProtein: 3g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on abiggreenhouse.com should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate

She Grows Organic

Saturday 24th of April 2021

Forgot to mention...we made our homemade chocolate sauce (1 cup coconut oil, 3/4 cup Cacao, 1/4 cup honey and 1 T vanilla) and used that instead of the frosting since we have one dairy free child. Drizzled some on each portion then sprinkled chopped pecans and coconut chips on top. Delicious!

She Grows Organic

Saturday 24th of April 2021

Awesome tasting cake! We used whole wheat flour, raw Cacao, and coconut oil instead of canola. Moist and chocolaty and NO refined sugar. Exactly what our family hoped for for our Shabbat treat. Thank you! 😊

Erin

Sunday 25th of April 2021

So glad you liked it! Thanks for letting me know :)

Dee | Grammy's Grid

Friday 17th of January 2020

Oh my gosh, this looks so good. I need to figure out what the WW points would be. Thanks so much for linking up with me at my #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 8, this party will be open until January 26. I pinned it!

My themed party 9 for All Things Crochet is open until January 25 if you have any appropriate posts.

I would love to have you join me at my short story prompt party February 2 to 9 for fun and creativity. Just start typing and see what you come up with. Remember, no story is too short! The prompt is: The sun was shining brightly but then…

Erin

Monday 20th of January 2020

Thanks Dee!

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