Keto Avocado Chocolate Cake
This Keto Avocado Chocolate Cake is the easiest fudgy avocado chocolate cake!
Plus, this almond meal chocolate cake is also sugar-free, keto, gluten-free, and paleo!
What’s An Avocado Chocolate Cake?
Chocolate and avocado are one of the best flavor combinations and Avocado Chocolate Cakes are a way to have both flavors marry in a spongy, fudgy cake.
I’ve recently shared my chocolate avocado brownies and since then, I have been inundated with requests for an avocado chocolate cake recipe.
So, here you are, an easy fudgy chocolate cake made with no butter, only creamy ripe avocado and cream!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
This is a delicious cake that is also:
Why Baking With Avocado?
Of course, you are wondering why you should bake with avocado, right? So let me tell you the 3 main reasons to add avocados to your baked goods.
1- Texture. Obviously, this is the main purpose of adding avocado to this chocolate avocado cake. Believe me. It creates the fudgiest texture! Avocado is also a great addition to keto ice cream or keto puddings.
2- Health. Avocado is one of the healthiest keto vegetables. Avocado brings many health benefits. Among many of them, we should note that avocado has a high amount of healthy fats called omega-3 fatty acids. These are the best fat to lower blood pressure and protect your heart against failure.
3- Fat macro. On a low-carb diet, you should feed your body with fat first. Adding avocado to your baked goods is the healthiest way to reach your fat macro daily.
How To Make An Avocado Chocolate Cake
This chocolate avocado cake is probably the easiest chocolate cake ever! Indeed all you need are less than 10 simple ingredients and a blender.
- Almond meal or almond flour both work well. Read more on how to choose the best keto flour.
- Eggs – don’t substitute for flax egg. It wouldn’t work as well! Eggs are very keto-friendly, learn why!
- Unsweetened cocoa powder
- Sugar-free crystal sweetener – I use a Monk Fruit and Erythritol sweetener blend. Check out my best keto-friendly sweeteners.
- Baking soda – it gives a little rise to the cake.
- Avocado – make sure you use ripe avocado and if unsure of your avocado size, check the amount of flesh in your avocado. One avocado makes about 1/2 cup of avocado puree.
- Yogurt – you can use any yogurt, including dairy-free yogurt, all work. Learn why yogurt is keto-friendly.
- Salt – don’t skip this. It adds a delicious balance to the frosting.
- Vanilla – because there’s no cake without a touch of vanilla.
It’s a two-step easy chocolate cake recipe.
All you have to do is blend the wet ingredients into a blender or food processor to ensure there are no lumps of avocado in your cake.
Then, combine the dry and wet ingredients to form a thick chocolate cake batter.
How Does Avocado Chocolate Cake Taste?
Again, avocado doesn’t add flavor to baking. So, this avocado chocolate cake doesn’t taste like avocado at all!
Plus, it only makes use of one ripe avocado in the cake batter. It means that the amount of avocado is very low and it will add just the right texture without any aftertaste.
It should be noted that you can use up to two avocados in baking. However, more avocado adds an intense fudgy texture closer to brownies.
That’s why this avocado chocolate cake uses a combo of avocado and yogurt.
In fact, this combo creates the best low-carb chocolate birthday cake. A delicious chocolate flavor, moist, airy, and slightly fudgy with NO avocado flavor at all!
Making The Chocolate Avocado Frosting
The frosting is optional, but I highly recommend it!
It tastes like a chocolate mousse, and it’s the most decadent addition to this simple chocolate avocado cake.
Otherwise, you could also simply drizzle melted sugar-free chocolate on top. But the extra chocolate topping on this chocolate avocado cake is a must!
You can also make a layered birthday cake with this recipe. I would recommend doubling up the recipe and baking the recipe in 2 different round cake pans.
Then use the chocolate avocado frosting to stick the 2 cake layers together.
I hope you enjoyed this new chocolate avocado creation. Any questions, drop a comment below. I love to help!
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