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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cakes
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cakes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cakes

Posted On: 21st September 2014
Recipe By: Alison Wheatley

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Chocolate and peanut butter work so well together and cakes are a perfect way to pair the two. Delectable, moist chocolate cupcakes covered in a layer of peanut butter frosting. Great to make with the kids and get them baking! These are of course gluten free but also dairy free, this recipe calls for soya milk rather than regular milk!

This recipe is...

VegetarianVegetarian
Dairy FreeDairy Free
FODMAP FriendlyFODMAP Friendly

Ingredients

For the cakes
120g caster sugar
120g Pure soya spread
2 eggs
1 tsp soya milk
110g gluten free self raising flour
Pinch xanthan gum
10g cocoa powder

For the top
70g Pure soya spread
140g icing sugar
140g crunchy peanut butter
1 tbsp soya milk
40g dark chocolate chips

Preparation Time: 20 Mins
Cooking Time: 20 Mins
This recipe makes 12 cakes

This recipe is free from...

Celery
Crustaceans
Dairy
Egg
Fish
Gluten
Lupin
Molluscs
Mustard
Peanuts
Sesame
Soya
Sulphites
Tree Nuts

Method

1. Cream together the caster sugar and soya spread until smooth.

2. Beat the eggs with the soya milk.

3. In another bowl mix together the flour, cocoa powder and xanthan gum.

4. Gradually add the egg and flour mix to the sugar and soya spread, alternating between the two until all the flour and eggs are used.

5. Place about a heaped teaspoon full of the mix into cupcake cases and bake in the oven on gas mark 5 for about 20 minutes until cooked.

6. Once cooked remove from oven and leave to go completely cold. Once cold mix together all the topping ingredients except the chocolate chips to form a thick paste and spread on top of the cakes.

7. Sprinkle the chocolate chips on top of the cakes.

Soya spread can be replaced with normal margarine and soya milk can be replaced with semi skimmed milk if dairy free is not required

Nutritional info per cake

CaloriesCarbsFibreFatSugarProtein
31338g2g18g27g4g
Calories313
Carbs38g
Fibre2g
Fat18g
Sugar27g
Protein4g

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