Melt-in-your-mouth Chocolate Cake
This cake is a mix between brownies and a cake and pure decadence in your mouth! Simple to make and delicious every time.
2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1.5 cups almond meal
1/2 cup boiling water
6 T unsweetened organic cocoa powder
1 T vanilla extract
1/2 t baking soda
1/4 t Himalayan salt
3/4 cup pure maple syrup
3 large eggs (if vegan sub with flax eggs: 1 Tbsp flaxseed meal + 2.5 Tbsp water)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch cake pan with olive oil.
Whisk the boiling water into the cocoa power and then add vanilla. Set aside to cool slightly.
In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment beat the olive oil, maple syrups and eggs on medium about 3 minutes.
Put mixer to low and add the cocoa mixture then the dry ingredients
Bake for 40-45 minutes. When a toothpick is inserted in the center of the cake it comes out with a few crumbs.
Let cool before removing.
Serve alone, with a cup of home roasted coffee, or maybe even with some fresh berries!
*This is modified from another recipe in which I no longer know the source