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So I baked a gluten-free chocolate cake which I’m really pleased with! It tastes just as good as regular chocolate sponges I’ve baked in the past. I couldn’t tell that it was gluten-free to be honest.
I went gluten-free this year due to having Hashimoto’s.
Prep time: 5-10 minutes
Cooking time: 15-30 minutes
100g unsalted butter
100g castor sugar (white)
2 medium eggs
2 table spoons GF dark cocoa powder
100g GF self raising flour
1 teaspoon GF baking powder
3 tablespoons semi skimmed milk
- Preheat oven to 190c/Gas Mark 5.
- Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat eggs in to the mixture.
- Fold in flour and baking powder and combine well.
- Add milk and mix well. It may be a little ‘sloppy’ but don’t be alarmed or add anymore flour!
- Pour mixture in to tin/s dependent on whether you’re making a sponge sandwich or loaf cake.
- Bake for 15-20 mins for sponge, 20-30 for loaf and until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Let me know if you try it in the comments section below!
Rachel Hill is the highly ranked and multi-award winning thyroid patient advocate, writer, speaker and author behind The Invisible Hypothyroidism. Her thyroid advocacy work includes authoring books, writing articles, blogging and speaking on podcasts, as well as being a board member for The American College of Thyroidology and The WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board. Rachel has worked with The National Academy of Hypothyroidism, The BBC, The Mighty, Yahoo, MSN, ThyroidChange and many more. She is well-recognised as a useful contributor to the thyroid community and has received multiple awards and recognitions for her work and dedication. She has authored two books: ‘Be Your Own Thyroid Advocate‘ and ‘You, Me and Hypothyroidism‘. Rachel is British, but advocates for thyroid patients on a global scale.