Apple & Chocolate Loaf Cake

Making a good gluten free cake is tricky but this recipe gives you a fudgy yet light chocolate cake with juicy apples that keep the cake moist.


  • 100g of unsalted butter
  • 130gr of good quality dark chocolate 
  • 60g of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 213g of gluten free flour
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 156g of white sugar
  • 177g of half and half
  • 1 apple, diced and tossed in lemon juice and flour
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt
  • A loaf pan (I used an 8×4-inch silicone pan and had some batter left over for cupcakes)
  • Optional: Bourbon Caramel


-Preheat the oevn to 180°C and line your pan with parchment paper.

-Whisk together flour, salt, baking powder and cocoa powder in a bowl.

-Melt butter and dark chocolate in the microwave or in a double boiler.

-Beat eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. Add melted chocolate-butter and half and half, mix until well combined.

-Sift in your dry ingredients and beat until just combined.

-Fold in your diced apples then pour batter into your lined pan.

-Bake for 50 minutes. Then let cool in the pan for 30 minutes

-Serve topped with cream cheese frosting and caramel sauce. Enjoy!

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