This easy chocolate buttermilk cake is surprisingly decadent, and will have you coming back for fourths… I mean, seconds. Not only is it gluten-free, it’s egg-free, too and comes with a delicious chocolate frosting.

This Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake is surprisingly decadent, and will have you coming back for fourths... I mean, seconds. #glutenfree #eggfree #chocolate #buttermilk #cake #chocolatecake #dessert

A kitchen staple.

Ever since going gluten-free, chocolate cake has been a staple in my kitchen. Not because I have a sweet tooth, per se, but because I have a chocolate tooth. Yeah, I’ll pretty much eat anything with chocolate in it, at any time of the day.
 
 
And I’ve been known to pair it with some interesting foods, too. Like sweet potatoes, avocados, black beans, oranges, pumpkin… You get the picture. But cake is something special to me.
 
I haven’t always been a cake-lover, though. Before going gluten-free I really didn’t enjoy cake at all. Too dry, too sweet. But after giving up gluten, I discovered that I could make my cakes just about any way I wanted to, and gluten-free cakes were usually better than their glutenous counterparts!
 
Like this cake. 
 

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Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake.

This is actually a remake of one of the only cakes I would make before finding I couldn’t eat gluten (the other being Angel Food Cake). My American friend made it for me when I lived in Russia, and I was hooked after one bite! It has a rich, chocolatey taste, not overly sweet, but not bitter, and a perfect crumb. I knew I had to figure out a gluten-free version!
 
Each time I make this cake I try to get a really good picture of it, but I end up eating it all before that task is accomplished. Sometimes I don’t even get around to frosting it! Good thing it tastes amazing either way… 
 
This Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake is surprisingly decadent, and will have you coming back for fourths... I mean, seconds. #glutenfree #eggfree #chocolate #buttermilk #cake #chocolatecake #dessert

 

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Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Free from gluten and eggs.

Ingredients

Instructions

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.

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This Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake is surprisingly decadent, and will have you coming back for fourths... I mean, seconds. RaiasRecipes.com

Chocolate Frosting

Free from gluten and eggs.

Ingredients

Instructions

Combine all ingredients in small saucepan and heat until boiling.

Beat 1 minute, then remove from heat and beat until thickened.

Spread over cake

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