This peppermint buttermilk dark chocolate cake is a soft and delicious treat that’s surprisingly healthy. It’s free from gluten, eggs, and dairy, and only sweetened with honey!

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Most days. . .

Some days you just need a good chocolate cake… Well, I could actually go for one everyday, but I usually exercise self-control and restrain myself. Usually. But on those days when I give in and make cake for lunch, I mean, dessert, I always go for something healthy. And peppermint, buttermilk, and dark chocolate definitely fit the bill…

Peppermint Buttermilk Dark Chocolate Cake

If you’re all like, “Peppermint and what?!?” Believe me, it’s delicious! They might not sounds like the normal cake flavors, but together, they’re wonderful. I mean, pretty much anything is delicious when you put it in dark chocolate. 

The cake is naturally gluten-free, egg-free, and dairy-free. I also make it refined sugar free by sweetening it with honey and using my homemade honey-sweetened chocolate chunks instead of chocolate chips. If you’d rather just buy chocolate chips and use them, your cake will contain some sugar, but you can still keep it dairy-free by using dairy-free chocolate chips like ones from Enjoy Life.

 

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Peppermint Buttermilk Dark Chocolate Cake

Free from gluten, eggs, dairy, and refined sugar.

Ingredients

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 a grease a 9×9 inch baking dish.

In small bowl, combine flax meal and water. Set aside to gel.

In small saucepan, melt coconut oil, honey, and 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. Stir in flax and water mixture.

In liquid measuring cup combine buttermilk (or coconut milk and vinegar) and baking soda. Set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together remaining dry ingredients. Stir in all liquid ingredients and remaining chocolate chips.

Pour into prepared dish and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Cool before frosting.

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Easy Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Free from gluten, eggs, dairy, and refined sugar.

Ingredients

Instructions

Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil together over low heat until smooth. Stir in peppermint and spread over cake.

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