Chocolate Quinoa Cake

quinoa cake 2 pictures1 Chocolate Quinoa Cake

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I attempt to make terrific quinoa dishes as much as I can. I also have a craving for sweets and I enjoy chocolate cake. For my most significant shock you can cook chocolate quinoa cake – it’s really delicious and you can utilize any kind of sweetener in stead of sugar so it’s going to be healthy too. Try this recipe in your home.

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
Method:
  1. In a pan bring quinoa and water to a boil. Minimize heat to a simmer and cover. Cook for 12 minutes then shut off heat and remove from burner, but let sit covered for 10 even more minutes. Reserve.
  2. Line 2- 8 inch cake pans with parchment paper and gently grease the parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. Combine milk, eggs, and vanilla in a blender or food processor. Add 2 cups of the cooked quinoa and mix till smooth. This take a little while, however you want to be sure it’s combined well and extremely smooth.
  4. Pour quinoa mixture into a bowl and add staying ingredients, but chocolate chips, and stir until well incorporated. Then stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Pour into cake pans dividing equally.
  6. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until cake is done and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool for for 10 minutes and afterwards eliminate from the pan to complete cooling.
  7. We like this plain or with powdered sugar sprinkled on top, but you also frost this cake.