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Amazing Chocolate Quinoa Cake!

Amazing Chocolate Quinoa Cake!

Stacy Evans

"This delicious cake is made with quinoa and no flour! Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 332 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 332 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 20.5 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 37g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 375 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a rectangular cake pan.
  2. Blend quinoa, butter, eggs, milk, and vanilla extract together in a blender until smooth.
  3. Combine sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl. Stir quinoa mixture into sugar mixture until batter is well combined. Fold chocolate chips and pecans into batter; pour into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool cake on a wire rack.

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Woooow! This exceeded my expectations!!! Like another reviewer said "this is better than regular chocolate cake.Light and fluffy when it came out of the oven and a little more dense once it coo...

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I don't go far off the beaten path when it comes to baked goods. However had to give this a try. You see my husband hates quinoa but loves chocolate cake. So I whipped this up one day and he pre...

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Woooow! This exceeded my expectations!!! Like another reviewer said "this is better than regular chocolate cake.Light and fluffy when it came out of the oven and a little more dense once it coo...

I cut the recipe in half, and used 1/4 cup butter instead of 3/8 cup, and 1/2 cup honey in place of the sugar. I completely omitted the chocolate chips. It took 40 minutes to bake in a 9" pie ...

I made this according to the recipe. The first impression was so awful I thought I was going to have to toss it, but after it sat for a few hours some sort of miracle happened, and I have to ad...

Will be my go to gluten free chocolate cake. Only think I added was a tsp. of instant coffee into the batter to enhance the chocolate flavour.

Cake is delicious... but incredibly crumbly. Read somewhere that Baking Powder can cause this. Maybe I didn't level them out right. Will definitely try this again with less Baking Powder. It...

This was delicious.. I used chocolate chunks and probably more than the recipe called for.. because CHOCOLATE!.. I like this best either still warm or cold from the fridg4

This is an amazing cake, favorite chocolate cake recipe -- gluten free or not -- and one that family asks for again and again. Some changes: (1) I substituted coconut oil for butter. (2) I ad...

This cake is really good. I made it by the recipe twice and everyone loved it. However, I also have a family member that cannot eat chocolate. Huge bummer. I took a chance and traded out the Coc...

This is a delicious gluten free option that is easy to make without having to stock up on a bunch of GF flours. The recipe doesn't state specifics on pan size, which will drastically affect the ...

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