Don’t have a Valentines Date? I’ve got the perfect recipe for you on the 14th of this month 🙂

Haha, just joking, single, dating, or married, this cake is for all!

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Craving some chocolate cake but not wanting to make an entire cake?

And not wanting to buy the nasty pre-made ones from the store that are also filled with tons of unhealthy ingredients?

Look no farther. Here is a perfect one for any occassion.

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And as Valentine’s Day is coming up, I can’t help but to think this would be perfect!

Decadent chocolate in one single serving cake, that is healthy but delicious?!

Whether Valentines Day, or any other day, this cake is a must make. Having a girls night in, or a family dinner with the kids? Let everyone make their own cake, it’s so much fun that way. And kids would love the interaction in the kitchen.

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And the best part? You can personalize it to YOUR liking when its just for you. See, I’m a chocoholic, so I made this one pure chocolate with dark chocolate drizzle. Mmmm

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But like peanut butter? Add some! What about coconut or mint?

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Until next time,

xoxo Sarah Grace

Single Ladies Chocolate Cake [GF,DF]

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Serves: 1

Serving size: 1

Calories: 220

Makes one BIG personal cake or two normal portions for just 100 calories 🙂 This cake is sure to be a hit for any day of the month!
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons Cacao Powder (or normal cocoa)
  • 3 tablespoons GF Oat Flour
  • 3 tablespoons Almond Milk (or nondairy milk of choice)
  • 1 Egg White (or 3 tablespoons Liquid Egg Whites)
  • 2 teaspoons Coconut Oil
  • ½ tsp pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tablespoons Baking Stevia
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • ⅛ tsp Sea Salt
  • Optional: Any desired additional flavors such as chocolate chips, peanut butter, mint extract (or other extracts), coconut
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl
  3. Add all wet ingredients and mix until combined
  4. Pour cake batter into 1 cup ramekin sprayed with nonstick spray (can also make two ½-cup ramekins for two!)
  5. Bake in oven for 12-14 minutes, being careful not to over bake
  6. Drizzle/Top with melted Chocolate or any other desired toppings
Notes
Only 200 calories for a HUGE single cake with 8 grams of protein, or make it into two ½ cup ramekins and have an entire person cake for only 100 calories!!

Cacao Nibs/Powder Benefits

1) One of the best sources of magnesium with 272 mg per 100g. It’s important for muscle and nerve functioning.

2) Fiber packed: one ounce has 9 grams!

3) Full of iron: needed for red blood cell production

4) Antioxidant-filled: even more so than dark chocolate, especially when eating in its raw state. Antioxidants absorb free radicals that can cause damage in your body

5) Puts you in a good mood: just like dark chocolate, it releases certain neurotransmitters that trigger emotions—including good ones like euphoria

6) Contains Phenylethylamine (PEA): Something our bodies also produce naturally, PEA causes our pulse to quick which increases alertness and focus

7) Contains Anandamide: the “bliss molecule” which is a lipid that has the same molecular shape as the active ingredient in marijuana, THC

8) Contains Theobromine:a stimulant that dilates the blood vessels just like caffeine, which is why cacao or chocolate can affect us just like caffeine does (and not safe for dogs!).

 

Rolled Oats/Oat Flour Benefits

1) High in fiber, low in fat

2) Makes you feel satisfied

3) Stabilizes blood sugar

4) Removes bad cholesterol

5) Great gluten-free options

6) Contains unique antioxidants

7) Enhances immune response to disease

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