Chocolate and Coconut Raspberry Cakes Recipe

Chocolate and Coconut Raspberry Cakes Recipe

Coconut flour contains very high levels of fibre, almost double that of wheat bran. Adding coconut flour to your diet can help reduce your risk of heart disease, lower cholesterol levels and help protect against cancer and type 2 diabetes. Raw cacao contains powerful antioxidants called phenols that offer protection against cardiovascular disease.

Makes: 10 mini cakes

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Chocolate and Coconut Raspberry Cakes Recipe

By: Lisa Guy

Did you know that adding coconut flour to your diet can help reduce your risk of heart disease, lower cholesterol levels and help protect against cancer and type 2 diabetes?


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Ingredients

  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • 2½ tsp gluten-free baking powder
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup raw honey
  • ⅓ cup coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 cup raspberries, frozen or fresh, plus extra for topping

Method


  • Preheat oven to 160°C. Place muffin cases in muffin tray.
  • Place all ingredients (except raspberries) in food processor and blend until well combined.
  • Gently stir through raspberries.
  • Pour mixture into muffin cases and place another 2–3 raspberries on top of each cake.
  • Bake for approx. 30 mins or until skewer comes out cleanly from centre of cakes.
  • Allow to cool.

  

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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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