Dark Chocolate Avocado Cake Recipe

    10 Servings

Ingredients

For the Cake:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 avocado, mashed smooth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
For the Dark Chocolate Glaze:
  • 2 ounces dark chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1/2 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour a Bundt pan.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a separate large bowl, whisk together vegetable oil, avocado, water, vanilla and mint extract. Whisk in granulated sugar until combined.
  4. Add wet mixture to dry mixture. Stir in until combined and smooth.
  5. Pour batter into greased Bundt pan. Sprinkle with dark chocolate chips. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or until set in the center.
  6. Let cake cool for 15 minutes and turn out onto a cooling rack until completely cooled.
  7. In a medium saucepan, melt chocolate and butter together over low heat. Whisk in sugar.
  8. Stir in water 1 tablespoon at a time, until combined. Then stir in vanilla.
  9. Drizzle chocolate frosting over cake and allow to set for at least 20 minutes.
  10. Slice and serve!

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Author: Meghan Bassett
Recipe Yields: 10 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 60 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 157
Calories 508

% Daily Value*
30%
Total Fat 20g
23%
  Saturated Fat 5g
15%
Sodium 372mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate 89g
6%
  Dietary Fiber 4g
  Sugars 66g
11%
Protein 5g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.