If you’re looking for a quick and easy birthday cake recipe look no further. This nut-free Paleo Birthday Cake was devoured by the male folks in my house, and I thought it was amazing too. Who can resist chocolate cake smothered in rich, creamy chocolate frosting" I can’t!
Both of my boys are well into high school now so I am absolutely cherishing each and every birthday that we celebrate before they are off to college! Between the two of them, I can count the number of high school birthday celebrations that remain, on one hand. Goodness, how time flies.
Even though the boys are super independent now and I have more time on my hands, I still have a commitment to creating simple recipes with as little fuss as possible. This homemade birthday cake recipe has only seven ingredients, and the batter is thrown together in a food processor in a couple of minutes. I daresay, this cake recipe is easier to make than one from a mix.
Paleo Birthday Cake
½ cup coconut flour
½ cup cacao powder
½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
8 large eggs
½ cup coconut oil
½ cup honey
Pulse together dry ingredients in a food processor
Pulse in wet ingredients
Grease two 6" cake pans with coconut oil
Pour batter into prepared cake pans
Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes
Cool and frost with Paleo Chocolate Frosting
This Paleo Birthday Cake recipe is based on my Paleo Chocolate Cupcake recipe. The batter I created above will fill two 6-inch cake pans, which are significantly smaller than traditional 9-inch cake pans. I like to use a smaller sized cake pan as it results in a cake that is elegantly tall. The height of this cake really seems to impress the boys and their friends. On that note, this recipe won’t work for standard 9-inch cake pans as you will end up with a pancake, rather than a birthday cake.
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