Starlene's Polka Dot Chocolate Cake
Great GAPS cake for special occasions.
Recipe type: Chocolate, Dessert
Serves: 8 svgs
  • Chocolate Cake:
  • 2 cups and 1 Tablespoon blanched almond flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Frosting:
  • ½ cup raw almond butter, at room temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons softened butter
  • 2 Tablespoons and 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • pinch salt
  • sliced almonds as garnish, optional
  1. Cake:
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Gently whisk cocoa into the almond flour, then add the salt and baking soda, whisking again. In a different bowl, mix the wet ingredients together: honey, eggs and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet into the dry and stir just until fully mixed.
  5. Butter an 8-inch cake pan (the kind with the little piece that goes around to help release the cake works best) and flour lightly with almond flour.
  6. Don’t forget to flour with almond flour as this cake will stick.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  8. Frosting:
  9. Mix the frosting ingredients together.
  10. Frost the cake when it has cooled for about fifteen minutes.
Recipe by GAPS Diet Journey at