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This Seven-Ingredient Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Will Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

chocolate chickpea recipe
We dare your mouth not to water at this gluten-free chocolate cake recipe

Sweet relief!

Dessert-loving foodies with a gluten sensitivity can dig into this delicious chocolate cake that uses chickpeas for added texture.

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Gather the following seven ingredients and get to baking the mouthwatering treat from the new cookbook Scared Wheatless: Delicious Gluten Free Recipes That Won't Make You Lose Your Mind by Mary Jo Eustace.

Chocolate Chickpea Cake 


6 eggs

6 1/2 cups canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed

2 cups sugar

1 1/2 cups cocoa powder, divided

2 tsp baking powder

2 cups margarine or butter

1 cup icing sugar


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a food processor, blend eggs, chickpeas, sugar, 1/2 cup cocoa powder, and baking powder until smooth.

2. Pour into two 9-inch round cake pans. Bake 60 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, in a food processor, blend margarine or butter, icing sugar, and remaining 1 cup cocoa powder until smooth.

4. Let cakes cool. Stack cakes and slather them with icing.

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