It’s time again for another round of the fabulous Gluten-Free Ratio Rally with my gluten-free pals. This month we’re all about baking cakes so I decided to create a gluten-free and dairy-free pound cake with a touch of chocolate.
Pure chocolate bliss.
Or so they said when I served this to my family and friends at our summer dinner on Saturday night.
It was a huge hit and I can’t wait to make it again.
It’s delicious eaten alone or toasted for a few minutes in the oven.
You could serve it with a bit of fresh fruit. Or a dollop of nut butter. Even a dab of jam.
It’s simple, not too sweet and purely delish. I loved recipe testing with brown rice and tapioca flour; gluten-free flours are so much fun to play with…
It rose perfectly in the oven and stayed moist all weekend long. Well, it didn’t last all weekend long…
It was just that good.
Maybe it’s because it reminds me of my Nanny and Pop Pop.
Or maybe it’s the simplicity.
The moist, richness in every bit baked into a loaf sized cake.
It’s all the reason to toast up a slice and serve it warm with nut butter n’ ground pistachios on top.
Mmmmmm…now I’m giving you some ideas.
Chocolate Pound Cake
Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free
- 2 cups brown rice flour
- 1 cup tapioca flour
- 2 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
- 3/4 cup cocoa powder
- 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
- 1/4 cup pistachios, very finely ground
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 1 cup almond milk
- 2 large organic eggs
- 1 tsp almond extract
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Prepare a loaf sized baking dish with nonstick baking spray.
- In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients.
- In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients. Add wet ingredient to the dry ingredients; mix well to combine.
- Transfer mixture to prepared baking pan.
- Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Remove from oven; set aside to cool before serving.
Here’s a looksy at the delicious cake recipes from my fellow Gluten-Free Ratio Rally bloggers.
GF Banana Rum Cupcakes with Rum Glaze (alcohol-free!) by Claire @ Gluten Freedom
GF Boston Cream Pie by Britt @ GF in the City
GF Chocolate Hostess Cupcake Dupes by Erin @ The Sensitive Epicure
Frangelico Cupcakes with Nutella by Lisa @Gluten-Free Canteen
GF Coconut Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes by Gretchen @ Kumquat-Blog
GF Confetti Cake by MaryFran @ FrannyCakes
GF Czech Cherry Bublanina by Rachel @ The Crispy Cook
GF Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes by Caroline @ The G-Spot
GF Fresh-Squeezed Lemon Cake by Caneel @ Mama Me Gluten Free
GF Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins by Marla @ Family Fresh Cooking
GF Lemon Tea Cake by Kate @ KateAlice Cookbook
GF Mocha Buttercream Yellow Birthday Cake by Dr. Jean Layton @ GF Doctor Recipes
GF Nina’s Hot Milk Cake by Charissa @ Zest Bakery
GF Tiramisu Cake by TR Crumbley @ No One Likes Crumbley Cookies
GF Traditional Birthday Cake by Karen @ Cooking – Gluten Free!
GF Vanilla Cupcakes by Winnie @ Healthy Green Kitchen
GF White Cake with Apricots & Blueberries by Brooke @ B and the Boy
GF White Chocolate Cupcakes by Caleigh @ Gluten Freek(k)
GF Basic White Birthday Cake by Kate @Glutenfreegobsmacked
GF Cake by Ratio by Shauna @ Gluten Free Girl and Chef
Gluten-Free Chocolate-Coated Marshmallow-Topped Vanilla Cupcakes by Silvana @ Dishtowel Diarys
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