Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cake

Written by Bridget on . Posted in Ravishing Recipes

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This weeks AMAZINGLY intelligent creation comes from Courtney of Sweet Pea and Peppermint. She is sweet as a button and totally clued up on how to make healthy food tasty! She is just the kind of inspiration you want to add to your Healthy Lifestyle repertoire! If things such as Mini Salted Caramel Tarts and Quinoa, Lemon and Coriander stuffed Zucchini’s sound up your alley, then be sure to visit her website! You can also find her on Insta under @sweetpeaandpeppermint

This cake is a great example of how to make all those yummy things you adore, just a little, or a lot, healthier by being a little innovative, creative and experimental. The whole goal of permanent lifestyle change is to make it SUSTAINABLE 🙂

Unless something is ENJOYABLE, it is unlikely to last….

So….here you go 🙂 Just another example to add to the Toolbox! Enjoy! ox

Cake Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups wholemeal flour
2 cups coconut sugar
3/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cups water
2 tsp vanilla extract
2/3 cup melted coconut oil
1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Frosting Ingredients:

1 tub of Toffuti Cream Cheese
1 cup icing sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla extract


-Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius

-Add all cake ingredients to a large mixing bowl and mix with beaters until smooth.

-Pour into a greased springform cake pan and bake in oven for 35-40 mins or until toothpick comes out dry.

-For icing, mix ingredients with beaters until smooth. Once cake is cooled, spread mixture on top of cake.

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You can also contact Bridget to chat about how to start the process of creating and MAINTAINING a healthy lifestyle 🙂


Dietitian-Counsellor-Psychology of Eating Coach

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