A kitchen staple.
Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake.
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Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake
Free from gluten and eggs.
- 3/4 cup buttermilk
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 3/4 cup organic evaporated cane juice or coconut sugar
- 2 tablespoons flax meal
- 1/4 cups + 2 tablespoons hot water
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup soft butter or sour cream
- 2 teaspoons vanilla (I like to make my own extract)
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1/2 cup finely ground brown rice flour
- 1/2 cup sorghum flour
- 1/2 cup tapioca flour
- 1/2 cup arrowroot powder
- 1 heaping teaspoon guar gum
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and dust a 13×9 inch baking dish or bundt pan with cocoa powder.
Combine chia meal and hot water in large bowl and set aside.
When gelled, combine chia mixture, sugar, cocoa, butter or sour cream and vanilla.
Stir in boiling water until well mixed and thick.
In separate bowl, combine flours, starch, soda, salt and gum. A little at a time, beat into sugar mixture.
Stir in buttermilk mixture and pour into prepared pan.
Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool, then frost.
Free from gluten and eggs.
- 2/3 cup organic evaporated cane juice
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Combine all ingredients in small saucepan and heat until boiling.
Beat 1 minute, then remove from heat and beat until thickened.
Spread over cake
Pin this delicious cake for later!
Oh my goodness this chocolate cake looks absolutely delicious!! I’d love to dive into a slice of this paradise right now! It’s been waaaay too long since I’ve had a slice of chocolate cake that looked this good!
Aw, thanks, Andrea! It’s definitely one of those cakes I have trouble sharing. 😉
This looks so delicious! Love chocolate cake!
Thanks Bethany! 🙂
Wow this looks so inviting – just like its calling my name – EAT ME! LOL! It sure does look delicious and moist. Thanks for sharing on Real Food Fridays. Pinned & tweeted!
Haha! Thanks, Marla! You should totally listen to that voice… 😉
This looks so fabulous! Pinned. Thanks for sharing at the Sunday Fitness & Food Link-Up!!
Thank you so much, Angela!
This gluten-free chocolate cake looks outrageously tasty! Yum!
Thank you so much! 🙂
yum Raia! I love the addition of buttermilk and sour cream…..can’t wait to try!!
Thanks, Tessa! I hope you enjoy it!
Oh my that looks so moist and scrumptious. Thanks for sharing on Creative K Kids #TastyTuesdays
Thank you so much, Audrey!
This would make the best afternoon snack. Thanks for sharing with Simply Natural Saturdays!
Haha! Yes, it’s a great afternoon snack. 😉 Thanks for stopping by, Beth!
My aunts and cousins always made these amazing cakes for family celebrations. I’ve never been a great cake maker so seeing how moist and delicious this cake is definitely motivates me to make this awesome recipe! We’re so glad you shared this healthy and delicious Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake recipe on the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop. I’m Pinning and sharing!
Thanks, Deborah! I wasn’t much of a cake person either, before going gluten-free. But I find I enjoy gluten-free cakes much more than their glutenous counterparts. 😉