A simple chocolate cake that can be served as a dessert or serve a slice with a cup of your favourite tea. No eggs, flour or sugar and sweetened using only dates. 

Shopping bag

  • 15 small dates soaked in boiling water for at least 30 mins (medjool dates are best)

  • 200g ground almonds

  • 1 teaspoon gf baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

  • 4 tablespoons coconut or olive oil

  • 4 tablespoons raw cacao powder

  • 60 ml non-dairy milk

  • Pinch salt


Pre-heat oven 180 or gas 4. grease and line a round cake tin.

Drain most of water just leaving a small amount and blend dates and water in a food processor. Add the pureed dates to a bowl with all other ingredients and mix well before pouring into the greased tin. Bake for around 20 minutes. 

Blend coconut cream and fresh berries of your choice to serve with the cake.