Dark Chocolate Coconut Cake: Recipe by Libera Me

Cake Ingredients:

  • 10 eggs
  • 1 cup organic raw honey
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup coconut flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp baking soda

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Cake Process:

  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. In small bowl combine coconut flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda.
  3. In a large bowl blend with a hand mixer combine eggs, coconut oil, melted honey, and vanilla.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet and continue to blend.
  5. Grease two 9” round baking pans (we used coconut oil cooking spray).
  6. Pour batter into (2) 9” round baking pans. Divide evenly.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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Cake Assembly:

  1. Let cakes cool and remove from baking pans.
  2. Spread frosting on top of first layer.
  3. Lay second cake on top (frosted area).
  4. Frost top of entire cake, working from top down to the sides.
  5. Sprinkle cake with shredded unsweetened coconut.
  6. Sprinkle sides with left over chocolate chips.

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Icing Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup macadamia oil

Icing Process:

  1. On very low heat melt chocolate chips and mix with macadamia oil.
  2. Cool in freezer about 15 min.
  1. Blend with a hand mixer until fluffy.

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Friday’s WOD:

Strength:  DB Rows 30 total each arm with heaviest possible weight.  A weight you can only do 5 good reps at a time with.

Conditioning:

“Me and My Plate”
5 Rounds

Overhead Walking Lunge T/B (15kg, 10kg)

12 Push Ups W/ Plate (hands stay on plate)

1 Shuttle Run W/ Plate

CASH OUT: 75 Ring Rows YAY!

Happy Friday!


3 Comments

Stewie · August 30, 2012 at 11:34 pm

Friday. Bah humbug. But hooray for WOD!

Kara · August 30, 2012 at 11:36 pm

I’ll take the plate with the dark chocolate coconut cake.

ChrissyB · August 31, 2012 at 7:49 am

That cake looks yummy!

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