Healthy Triple Chocolate Avocado Cake

8 Slices220 cals

One healthy chocolate cake to rule them all! This Healthy Triple Chocolate Avocado Cake recipe is easy to make with just a few ingredients, absolutely delicious, AND packed protein!

All you need for this one is a bowl big enough to add all of your ingredients into and a hand mixer.

Add into your bowl 1 1/2 cups of whole wheat pastry flour, 10 tablespoons of cocoa powder, 3 scoops of protein powder, 2 teaspoons of ground coffee, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 3 teaspoons of vanilla extract, 1 cup of unsweetened milk substitute, 3 ounces of water, 1 container of vanilla Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons of melted dark chocolate chips, and 1 ripe avocado.

Why avocado? Avocado is packed with healthy fats and does a great job at keeping baked goods moist.

Use a complimenting protein powder flavor. In my experience, anything chocolate or vanilla flavored works great for this chocolate avocado cake recipe.

Add in some sugar or sweetener if you want to sweeten this chocolate avocado cake up even more.

Using your hand mixer, mix everything together until smooth. If your avocado was ripe enough, it should easily mix in.

Next, take out something to bake your cake in and coat it with some non-stick cooking spray.

Baked Chocolate Avocado Cake

Pour your mix into your pan or dish and throw it into the oven on 350F/176C for around 25-30 minutes. Once it rises completely, it’s done. Still not sure? Do the toothpick test!

What’s the toothpick test? This is the test where you stick a toothpick into the center of your baked good and if it comes out clean, it’s done.

After 25-30 minutes, remove it from the oven. Let your cake cool and top your chocolate avocado cake with some Greek yogurt or protein frosting!

Worried this cake tastes like avocado? Don’t be! Avocado is easily masked with all of the other flavors in this recipe.

Need a healthy frosting recipe? Try one of our Protein Frosting Recipes here!

Triple Chocolate Avocado Cake Recipe

Healthy Triple Chocolate Avocado Cake

Chocolate cake made healthy! This Healthy Triple Chocolate Avocado Cake is easy to make, diet friendly, packed protein, and delicious!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocado cake, chocolate cake, healthy, protein
Servings: 8 Slices
Calories: 220kcal
Cost: $3.90

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Ingredients

  • 1 ½ Cups Pastry Flour - Whole Wheat
  • 10 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 3 Scoops Protein Powder
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Coffee
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 3 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 8 Ounces Milk Substitute - or Milk
  • 3 Ounces Water
  • 5.3 Ounces Greek Yogurt - Fat Free Vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons Chocolate Chips - Dark
  • 1 Ripe Avocado

Instructions

  • Melt your Dark Chocolate Chips
  • Add all of your ingredients into a large bowl and mix everything together until it’s smooth
  • Coat whatever you’re cooking your cake in with some non-stick cooking spray and pour your mix in
  • Bake on 350F/176C for 25-30 minutes

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Notes

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 1761
  • Fat: 45g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 1214mg
  • Carbs: 224g
  • Fiber: 59g
  • Sugar: 26g
  • Protein: 115g
 
Calories in each piece (if you make 8):
  • Calories: 220
  • Fat: 5.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.1g
  • Sodium: 151.7mg
  • Carbs: 28g
  • Fiber: 7.3g
  • Sugar: 3.2g
  • Protein: 14.3g

Nutrition

Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 14.3g | Fat: 5.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Sodium: 151.7mg | Fiber: 7.3g | Sugar: 3.2g

2 Comments

  1. Jeff on January 17, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Super Good, I used a cupcake pan and it made 12 cupcakes. Awesome recipe, keep up the good work!

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