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Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend! I took last Friday off, so I was able to enjoy a nice long weekend! It was greatly needed! I feel completely refreshed and ready to take on the world again — or this chocolate cake! 😉

Today’s recipe is one that I must say, ranks very high in my book of favorites on this site! Not only is it healthy and packed with protein, but it tastes so indulgent it is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth! I hope you enjoy! Have an amazing start to your week! 

 

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Mint Chocolate Protein Cake
Serves 6
A protein packed cake recipe that is topped with a Dark Chocolate Mint 'Ganache'
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
45 min
Ingredients
  1. CAKE
  2. 3/4 cup (105g) gluten free flour of choice
  3. 3/4 scoop (30g) NutriForce Chocolate Protein Powder
  4. 2 tsp baking powder
  5. 1/4 cup dry sweetener of choice (I used Swerve)
  6. 1 large egg
  7. 1/4 cup (56g) coconut oil, melted
  8. 6 tbs (84g) non fat greek yogurt
  9. 4oz water (or milk)
  10. TOPPING
  11. 3 tbs (42g) Dark Chocolate Mint Sweet Spreads Coconutter
Instructions
  1. Pre heat your oven to 350 degrees
  2. Whisk together all dry cake ingredients
  3. Mix together wet cake ingredients
  4. Combine wet and dry ingredients
  5. Spray a 6 in cake pan with non stick spray
  6. Pour batter into pan
  7. Bake cake for ~ 25 minutes or until set
  8. Melt Dark Chocolate Mint Coconutter
  9. Spread on top of cake
  10. Refrigerate cake for about 1 hour or until chocolate sets
  11. Slice and Serve
Notes
  1. Nutrition: for 1 out of 6 slices
  2. Calories: 256, Protein: 6.8g, Carbs: 20.5g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 13.6g*, Sodium: 30mg, Fiber: 1.4g, Sugar: 2.7g, Net Carbs: 19.1g
  3. *The saturated fat may seem a bit high, but it is the good kind as it comes from coconut oil/butter.
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You can purchase Sweet Spreads CocoNutter and NutriForce Sports Whey and receive 10% off either order using the promo code: FITCHICK10! 

2 Comments
  • YUM. I could serve this to my little siblings and they'd never know it was healthy.
    August 18, 2014

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