Grain Free Chocolate Cake

This grain free/paleo cake is moist and light with fabulous texture. No one will know its made with good for you ingredients. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Grain Free Chocolate Cake, Paleo Chocolate Cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Calories 412 kcal


Chocolate Buttercream

  • 1/2 cup vegan butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening I use spectrum
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. coconut milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, mix dry ingredients including coconut sugar.

  3. In a stand mixer on medium speed beat eggs for 3 minutes.
  4. Add coconut milk and vanilla, beat 1 minute
  5. Add the dry ingredients. Beat 1 minute. Scrape the sides of the bowl.

  6. Add coconut oil, beat 2 minutes.
  7. Pour into cupcake molds or cupcake cake pans. Cake takes about 40 minutes, cupcakes about 14 minutes.

Chocolate Buttercream

  1. In a stand mixer or with a hand mixer blend the vegan butter and shortening. Add the vanilla, powdered sugar, cocoa powder and blend then begin to add the coconut milk. 

  2. Beat on high speed for about 2-3 minutes, or until the frosting fluffs up. 

  3. Frost the cake once it is completely cooled. Store in the fridge. 

Nutrition Facts
Grain Free Chocolate Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 348mg 15%
Potassium 329mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 16g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 1.9%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 11.7%
Iron 19.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.