Whole Wheat Chocolate Almond Cake

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Smooth texture of chocolate broken up by the crispy crunchiness of almonds. This Whole Wheat Chocolate Almond Cake is healthy and delicious with no refined flour or sugar. Healthy and Yummy!

Whole Wheat Chocolate Almond Cake

Great chocolate deserves great crunch…Rich eggless chocolate cake made with whole wheat flour and jaggery, topped with ganache and crispy almonds.

This Whole Wheat Chocolate Almond Cake recipe is for a small serving of 2-3. A perfect quick bake for your cravings or a date night for two. You can double the recipe and make a larger batch as per your requirement.

Whole Wheat Chocolate Almond Cake slice

Storing

Store the cake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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Recipe by thecrumbstoriesCourse: DessertDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2-4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes

Smooth texture of chocolate broken up by the crispy crunchiness of almonds. This Whole Wheat Chocolate Almond Cake is healthy and delicious with no refined flour or sugar. Healthy and Yummy!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (60 g) Yogurt / Thick Curd

  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda

  • 3/4 cup (93 g) Whole Wheat Flour

  • 1 tbsp Cocoa Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder

  • 8 tbsp Jaggery Powder

  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) Any Flavourless Oil

  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract

  • 5 tbsp Whole Milk

  • 1 tsp Coffee + 1 tsp Warm Water

  • 10-15 Almonds, chopped

  • Ganache (Optional)
  • 50 g Dark Chocolate sweetened

  • 20 g Heavy Cream

  • 5-6 Chopped Almonds

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 175C/350F
  • In a bowl, whisk yogurt/hung curd with the baking soda and set aside. The mixture will be slightly bubbly.
  • To the bubbly mixture add Jaggery and oil. Mix well.
  • Sift whole wheat flour, cocoa powder and baking powder. Add it to the prepared mixture in 2 batches alternating with milk. Mix well till smooth. Fold in the chopped almonds.
  • Grease a 4 inch spring foam pan. Pour the batter into the cake pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 mins or till a toothpick/knife comes out clean.
  • Ganache Topping (Optional)
  • Heat up heavy cream in a small pan and pour over chopped chocolate chunks.
  • Mix well till you get a smooth ganache. Pour over the cake and top with chopped almonds.

Notes

  • No thick curd? You can hang homemade curd in a cheese cloth for 3-4 hours to drain the excess water.

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