Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Peanut Cake

Serves 8

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 150g dairy free spread
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 150g gluten free self raising flour
  • 200g dairy free dark chocolate
  • 100g peanuts

For the topping:

  • 225g icing sugar
  • 125g dairy free spread
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon grated dairy free chocolate

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 oC
  2. Grease and line an 8″ round cake tin
  3. Beat together the dairy free spread and caster sugar
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time
  5. Stir in the flour
  6. Blitz the chocolate and peanuts in a blender or chop into tiny pieces
  7. Stir in the peanut and chocolate mix
  8. Pour into a cake tin and bake for 40 minutes
  9. Remove from the oven and cake tin and allow to cool completely before frosting
  10. Beat together the icing sugar, cocoa powder and dairy free spread until light and fluffy
  11. Spread on top of the cake and top with the ground peanuts and grated chocolate