Friday, February 28, 2014

Chocolate Carob Chip Cake with Peanut Butter Icing

Chocolate Carob Chip & Peanut Butter Reese’s Cake

Cake Ingredients:
3 scoops of Level 1 Peanut Butter cup protein powder
½ cup oat bran
1 tbsps. coconut flour
3 tbsps. Stevia or Xyla
2 tbsps. Chia & Flax blend
2 tbsps. baking powder
Pinch of sea salt
3 tbsp. cocoa powder
1/3 cup of apple sauce
1 egg and 1 cup egg whites
2 tbsp. almond milk
¼ cup carob chips
1 tsp vanilla

Icing Ingredients:
½ cup honey roasted peanuts
¼ cup powdered peanut butter
1 cup Greek yogurt
3 tbsp. Xyla sweetener
1 tbsp. roasted peanut butter
2 scoops Phormula 1 CTC protein powder

Nutritional info: (with icing) Cake is divided into 12 pieces
134 calories
11 grams of carbs
5 grams of fat
15 grams of protein
1 gram of sugar

Without icing: (cut into 12 pieces)
78 calories
7.5 grams of carbs
2 grams of fat
9 grams of protein
1 gram of sugar

 Cake Preparation:
Step 1: Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease 2 small baking pans with PAM.

Step 2:In a bowl combine all the cake dry ingredients together until mixed well. Add in the apple sauce and mix together with a whisk. Place in the fridge for about 10 minutes. While cake batter is in the fridge, prepare the icing.

Icing Preparation:
In the blender place the peanuts and blend until they are powder, add in the remaining icing ingredients until blended well. If the mixture is too dry add a teaspoon of water, if it’s too moist add in a tsp of xanthan gum. Place in the fridge until cake is ready.

Step 3: Remove the cake mix from the fridge and add in the wet ingredients: egg whites, egg, vanilla, and almond milk and mix well with a whisk. After the cake batter is mixed well add in the carob chips.
After the cake batter has been mixed well pour into 2 greased pans of similar size. Place in oven and bake for about 10 to 15 minutes.

Step 4: Allow cakes to cool and slice into 2. Layer cakes with icing (optional to sprinkle peanuts and carob chips in between layers) sprinkle the top of cake with peanuts and carob chips. Slice and serve. Enjoy J

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