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How-Is-This-So-Moist Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze

chocolate cake

This cake is so moist your taste-testers will be convinced you dropped a stick of butter into the batter. It is delicious, and it's wheat-free, vegan and simple. You can bake this in a loaf pan, round or square pan, or even make cupcakes. Just be sure to use plenty of cooking spray and parchment paper.

Make this recipe for any special occasion or just because you want chocolate and peanut butter.

Bethenny's How-Is-This-So-Moist Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze
Serves 12

Ingredients for chocolate cake:
1 1/4 cups oat flour
1 cup raw sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup warm water
1 teaspoon real vanilla extract
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

Ingredients for peanut butter glaze:
1/2 cup raw sugar
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons soy milk
2 tablespoons creamy 100% peanut butter
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons real vanilla extract

Directions for chocolate cake:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Put all the ingredients in a bowl and stir until combined.
2. Pour the batter into a loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 40-50 minutes, rotating the pan about halfway through the baking time. When a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean, it’s done.
3. Let the cake cool completely, then top with Peanut Butter Glaze.

Directions for peanut butter glaze:
1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix with a hand blender until the sugar crystals are dissolved. If they aren't dissolving, you can gently heat the mixture until they do (heat on low on the stove or on 50 percent power in the microwave, stirring every 20 seconds). Be careful of spattering when blending this recipe.
2. Spread the glaze on the cake. Slice and serve.

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