Gluten Free Dairy Free Chocolate Sheet Cake

Ingredients

1/2 cup tapioca flour or cornstarch
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup water
1 tablespoon vanilla
10 tablespoons or ⅔ C Earth Balance butter (vegan)
1 cup sugar (I used organic, raw sugar)
Icing:;
4 tablespoons heaping cocoa powder
6 tablespoons milk alternative, I prefer almond milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, optional

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
In a large bowl, combine the coconut flour, tapioca flour, sugar, soda, salt, and xanthan gum.
3
In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and add the cocoa.
4
Whisk together to combine and add the water. Bring just to a boil.
5
Pour the chocolate mixture into the flour mixture.
6
Stir together well. When the mixture has cooled off some, add the eggs and vanilla. Stir until smooth.
7
Pour batter into a large, greased baking sheet.
8
Bake 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into middle comes out clean.
9
Lets make the icing: Melt the butter in saucepan over medium heat.
10
Add the cocoa powder and stir until smooth.
11
Add the milk, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Stir together.
12
Dump in the chopped pecans and stir until well combined.
13
Pour over hot cake.

 



Comments

Kris B's picture

Awesome!!

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Perfect and easy chocolate sheet cake, need I say more???

Yield:

18.0 servings

Added:

March 29, 2011

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