Here’s an easy recipe for super-healthy Chocolate Fudge Cakes with NO butter, oil, flour or sugar. These are delicious early morning treats that are also perfect for lunch boxes, afternoon snacks and dessert. They’re also gluten-free, grain-free, paleo and packed with nutritious protein!
Featured ingredients include drippy almond butter, non-dairy milk and yogurt, applesauce and yummy chocolate chucks.
These healthy high protein chocolate fudge cake bars are easy, portable and a guilt free snack to enjoy anytime AND gives you a chocolate fix!
In addition to being packed with protein and low in carbohydrates, this is a quick-to-make one-bowl recipe that takes only a couple of minutes to prep, and an easy bake in the oven!
Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make 8 of these super-healthy Chocolate Fudge Cake Bars:
For the original gluten free option:
1 cup gluten free oat flour
2 scoops vanilla or unflavored protein powder
1/2 cup granulated sweetener of choice (If your protein powder is sweetened, you can reduce slightly)
3 T cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce OR canned pumpkin
1/4 cup drippy almond butter
1/2 cup plain yogurt (I used dairy-free plain)
4 large egg whites
1/4 cup milk of choice (I used unsweetened almond)
1/4 cup + Chocolate chips/chunks, to stir through and drizzle on top (optional)
For the Paleo/Grain Free option:
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/4 cup + 2 T cocoa powder
1/4 cup granulated sweetener of choice
3 large eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/2 cup non dairy milk
1/4 cup dairy free chocolate chips (optional)
Continue on to the next page to see the preparation steps for both versions of this recipe …