Chocolate Cake & Chocolate Sauce

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Chocolate Cake & Sauce


  • 2 eggs (100g)
  • 3/4 cup courgette puree (144g)
  • 1 cup of coconut sugar (192g)
  • 1 1/4 cups wholemeal flour (150g)
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao (or cocoa) (48g)
  • 1 tsp of olive or coconut oil (5ml)
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder (3g)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (1g)
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence (15ml)
  • 1 cup beetroot puree (192g)


  • 160ml smooth light ricotta
  • 40 grams dark chocolate
  • 10ml vanilla essence
  • 20g coconut sugar
  • 30ml skim milk


Preheat oven to 180°C / gas mark 4.

Whisk together eggs, oil, sugar, courgette puree and vanilla.

Sift together flour, baking powder and cacao then stir into wet ingredients along with pureed beetroot, until well combined. Bake for approximately 30-45mins. Once done, remove from pan and place onto cooling rack.


Break dark chocolate into small pieces. Combine all ingredients together in a saucepan, and stir over a low heat until chocolate has melted.

Pour over individual slices to service immediately as a hot sauce, or chill in the fridge to spread over as frosting.

151 cals per serve without sauce

213 cals per serve with sauce

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