Eat pasta and slim with Joe Wicks
If you’re a fan of Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, you’ll love his healthy and hearty recipes that prove eating well has never been so simple
Fantastic fudgy chocolate cake Serves 12 You will need
✽ 80g coconut oil, melted, plus
a smidge for the tin ✽ 50g self-raising flour ✽ 100g ground almonds ✽ 2 scoops (60g) vanilla protein powder ✽ 1tsp baking powder ✽ 1tsp bicarbonate of soda ✽ 80g cocoa powder (over 70% cocoa
solids), plus more for dusting ✽ 150ml maple syrup ✽ 200ml coconut milk ✽ Zest of 1 orange ✽ Coconut yogurt (optional) ✽ Strawberries and/or raspberries,
to serve (optional)
How to do it
Preheat the oven to 160C/gas 3. 1
Grease a 20cm round cake tin with a little coconut oil and line the base with baking parchment.
Mix the self-raising flour, ground 2
almonds, vanilla protein powder, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and a pinch of salt in a large bowl.
In a separate bowl, whisk the cocoa 3
powder with 150ml boiling water until well combined, then whisk in the melted coconut oil, maple syrup, coconut milk and orange zest.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry 4
and give everything a good whisk until you have a smooth, runny batter. Pour into the cake tin and bake for 35 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.
Cool in the tin. When cool, dust 5
with a little cocoa powder and serve with coconut yogurt and berries if you like. Keep in an airtight container for up to three days. good to freeze for up to one month.