Keto Coconut Flour Chocolate Cake
This coconut flour chocolate cake is an easy, healthy, gluten-free keto chocolate cake with a chocolate ganache and only 4 grams of net carbs per slice.
The perfect keto chocolate birthday cake is also dairy-free, and you can serve it to all your paleo friends!
There are many occasions all year round for making good cakes, birthday parties, anniversaries, engagement parties, etc.
So I decided to share another recipe I like very much. Say hello to my coconut flour cake.
Is Coconut Flour Keto?
Yes, coconut flour is a delicious keto low-carb flour containing only 8 grams of net carbs per 1/4 cup.
Also, note that a 1/4 cup of coconut flour contains 10 grams of fiber which is 5 times more than all-purpose wheat flour.
It means that coconut flour is highly liquid-absorbent, and you must be very precise when measuring it. If you add too much, the cake will be dryer.
How To Make Coconut Flour Chocolate Cake
This delicious coconut flour chocolate cake is not only an easy keto chocolate birthday cake, but it is also dairy-free.
This keto chocolate birthday cake is made with 100% dairy-free wholesome ingredients and is perfect to pair with a cup of my keto coffee
- Coconut flour – I love coconut flour recipes. It’s one of the best keto flours to use in baking. It contains a lot of fiber and, therefore, not that many net carbs. Learn how to choose your keto flours!
- Unsweetened cocoa powder – it gives the most delicious chocolate flavor to the cake.
- Eggs – don’t try any egg substitute without changing the ratio of flour. It wouldn’t work. I personally haven’t tried to make a vegan version of this cake yet.
- Sugar-free crystal sweetener – as always, use a blend of erythritol, xylitol, or Monk fruit. Don’t use pure stevia, or you’d need a different ratio, and the cake wouldn’t hold as well. Use my Keto Sweetener converter to easily convert from one to another!
- Canned coconut cream – you want to use full-fat unsweetened coconut cream to get the best moist keto chocolate cake with coconut flour. Otherwise, if you do eat dairy, use heavy cream.
- Baking powder – or half the amount of baking soda.
Serving Paleo Coconut Flour Chocolate Cake
This chocolate cake is not only keto-friendly, but it is also grain-free and paleo.
I love to serve mine with a dairy-free chocolate ganache. Also, I sometimes add dollops of peanut butter just under the ganache.
While peanut butter is not paleo, it’s keto-friendly, and honestly, I can’ resist the chocolate and peanut butter combo!
Otherwise, a simple way to decorate your cake is to add some unsweetened coconut on top. It will balance really well the coconut flour flavor of your chocolate cake.
You might wonder what to do with 12 slices of cake. If you have a small family that does not eat cake every day, there’s a way!
My solution is to freeze the cake, sliced in a large airtight box.
Make sure you keep the slices separate from each other to make it easier to separate them. I defrost the cake slice by slice the day before. It is the best option to enjoy the cake for a long time without overindulging.
Once frozen, you can keep this cake for a couple of months.
More Healthy Cake Recipes
If you are a cake lover and crave cakes, I got you covered!
I have a range of delicious cake recipes with less than 8 grams of net carbs per slice.
Did You Like This Recipe?
Coconut Flour Chocolate Cake
The recipes, instructions, and articles on this website should not be taken or used as medical advice. You must consult with your doctor before starting on a keto or low-carb diet. The nutritional data provided on Sweetashoney is to be used as indicative only.
The nutrition data is calculated using WP Recipe Maker. Net Carbs is calculated by removing the fiber and some sweeteners from the total Carbohydrates. As an example, a recipe with 10 grams of Carbs per 100 grams that contains 3 grams of erythritol and 5 grams of fiber will have a net carbs content of 2 grams. Some sweeteners are excluded because they are not metabolized.
You should always calculate the nutritional data yourself instead of relying on Sweetashoney's data. Sweetashoney and its recipes and articles are not intended to cure, prevent, diagnose, or treat any disease. Sweetashoney cannot be liable for adverse reactions or any other outcome resulting from the use of recipes or advice found on the Website.