My favorite gluten free chocolate cake recipe



My favorite gluten free chocolate cake

  • Servings: 12-16
  • Difficulty: easy
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Serve this cake with a cold glass of milk

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  • 1 1/2 cups
    gluten free all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup
  • 1/4 cup
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • 1 teaspoon
    baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 tablespoon
    vinegar, cider or white
  • 1/3 cup
    vegetable oil
  • 1 cup
    cold water
  • 1 cup
    dairy free chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup
    dairy free milk

Cooking Directions for the cake:

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9×9 baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder together.
  3. In a measuring cup, whisk together vanilla, vinegar, oil and water. Pour wet ingredients into dry, and stir until incorporated.
  4. Scrape batter into greased pan and bake 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, or with a few crumbs.
  5. Cool completely before frosting.

For the ganache:

  1. In a large measuring cup pour 1/2 cup dairy free milk. Add I cup dairy free chocolate chips and microwave for 30 seconds. Whisk until chips are melted. If not melted, microwave in 30 second increments until melted. Cool five minutes.
  2. Pour ganache over cake and refrigerate at least one hour to set.