Chocolate cake with avocado and pistachios

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
45
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
avocados (divided)
50 g pistachios (chopped)
250 g flour
100 g ground almonds
150 g cane sugar
50 g cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt (divided)
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
50 ml vegetable oil
200 ml almond milk
50 ml sparkling water
½ tsp lemon juice
½ tsp vanilla extract
250 g confectioner's sugar
margarine for greasing
flour for dusting
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • springform pan
  • rubber spatula
  • citrus press

Nutrition per serving

Cal
455
Protein
8 g
Fat
19 g
Carb
63 g
  • Step 1/3

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Add flour, ground almonds, cane sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, half oft he salt, apple cider vinegar, vegetable oil, almond milk, and sparkling water to a large bowl. Halve and pit half the avocados and mash the flesh with a fork. Add to the bowl and beat with the hand mixer until a smooth batter forms.
    • 250 g flour
    • 100 g ground almonds
    • 150 g cane sugar
    • 50 g cocoa powder
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
    • 50 ml vegetable oil
    • 200 ml almond milk
    • 50 ml sparkling water
    • avocado
    • oven
    • bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Add flour, ground almonds, cane sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, half oft he salt, apple cider vinegar, vegetable oil, almond milk, and sparkling water to a large bowl. Halve and pit half the avocados and mash the flesh with a fork. Add to the bowl and beat with the hand mixer until a smooth batter forms.

  • Step 2/3

    Grease the springform pan and dust with flour. Transfer batter into the pan and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 45 min. or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove from the oven and let cool.
    • margarine for greasing
    • flour for dusting
    • springform pan
    • rubber spatula

    Grease the springform pan and dust with flour. Transfer batter into the pan and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 45 min. or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove from the oven and let cool.

  • Step 3/3

    Meanwhile, peel, pit, and mash remaining avocado and add to a bowl. Add lemon juice, vanilla extract, remaining salt, and confectioner’s sugar and stir to combine. Refrigerate while the cake is cooling. Spread frosting evenly on the cooled cake and sprinkle with chopped pistachios. Enjoy!
    • avocado
    • ½ tsp lemon juice
    • ½ tsp vanilla extract
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • 250 g confectioner's sugar
    • 50 g pistachios
    • bowl
    • citrus press
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Meanwhile, peel, pit, and mash remaining avocado and add to a bowl. Add lemon juice, vanilla extract, remaining salt, and confectioner’s sugar and stir to combine. Refrigerate while the cake is cooling. Spread frosting evenly on the cooled cake and sprinkle with chopped pistachios. Enjoy!