Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Chocolate Pudding Cake
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This recipe came from my mother who learned to cook according to a disease I was diagnosed with at age 15 called fibromyalgia. Now I get to have my chocolate cravings fulfilled each birthday with this special recipe she created!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 9 servings
  • 1 cup brown sugar, divided
  • ½ cup + ¼ cup cocoa powder, divided
  • 1 cup brown rice flour (see post above for options)
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon white or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 scant cup plain dairy-free milk beverage
  • 2 tablespoons dairy-free buttery spread
  • 1¼ cups boiling water
  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease an 8-inch square baking pan.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together ½ cup brown sugar and ½ cup cocoa powder.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, remaining ½ cup brown sugar, remaining ¼ cup cocoa, baking powder, xanthan gum, and salt. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  4. Add the vinegar to a glass measuring cup. Pour in enough milk beverage to reach 1 cup. Whisk in the melted butter alternative.
  5. Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture and stir until combined.
  6. Pour the batter into your prepared pan.
  7. Evenly spread the brown sugar-cocoa mixture over top of the batter.
  8. Slowly pour the boiling water evenly over the batter.
  9. Bake the cake for 35 minutes, or until the top of the cake springs back when touched.
  10. Let the cake cool for 30 minutes.
  11. Scoop the cake and the sauce that forms underneath into bowls. Optionally serve with dairy-free ice cream or whip.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1/9 cake with pudding Calories: 207 Fat: 6.2g Saturated fat: 2.7g Carbohydrates: 39.5g Sugar: 20.1g Sodium: 121mg Fiber: 3.9g Protein: 2.7g
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/dairy-free-gluten-free-chocolate-pudding-cake