Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake

Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake

A 3-tiered chocolate fudge birthday cake perfect for any occasion and suitable for any picky eaters or those with gluten-sensitivities. Zucchinis and avocados make this cake creamy and absolutely delectable without the need for butter and cream found in traditional birthday cake recipes! This year, you can eat your cake guilt-free and feel radiant too! Read notes at the bottom before starting your epic chocolate cake! Don't be intimidated by the long instructions or notes, I just want to make sure the cake turns out perfect for you like it did for me!

Ingredients

  • CAKE
  • 1 c. almond flour
  • ½ c. coconut flour
  • ½ c. cornstarch, preferably organic & non-GMO
  • ¾ c. cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 c. dates
  • 2 tbsp. barley malt syrup
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ c. apple sauce
  • ¾ c. coconut oil, melted
  • 5 large cage-free eggs
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 3 c. zucchini, shredded (~3 medium)
  • CHOCOLATE MOUSSE FROSTING
  • 1 block tofu, soft
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • ⅓ c. cocoa powder
  • ⅓ c. dates
  • 1 tbsp. espresso powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla
  • ¼ c. coconut oil
  • COFFEE SYRUP
  • ⅓ c. freshly brewed espresso
  • ¼ c. organic cane sugar
  • ⅓ c. rum
  • GARNISH
  • 1-2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • Strawberries, sliced
Read the whole recipe on Radiant Rachels