Gluten-free cake for national campaign

Gluten-free cake for national campaign

Gluten-free cake for national campaign

First published in What's On

Foodies are being urged to eat gluten-free food as part of National Coeliac Awareness Week.

Campaign charity Coeliac UK has challenged the nation to eat gluten-free as part of the event, which runs from May 14 to 20.

"This gives us all the perfect opportunity to take part in a national campaign to raise awareness for a disease that affects one in 100 people in the UK," said a Coeliac UK spokeswoman.

To help you on your way, below is a recipe for baking a gluten-free chocolate cake.


Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:
150 grams Chocolate Chunks, 70% cocoa solids
110 grams Margarine Diced
125 grams Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar (Billington's)
4 Happy Eggs Separated, large
50 grams Gluten Free Flour
1 tsp Gluten Free Baking Powder
1 tsp Vanilla Extract (Nielsen Massey)

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas mark 4. Grease and line a round, loose-bottomed 20cm tin.
  • Place the plain chocolate and margarine into a large bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Heat gently to melt the contents. Stir until the mix has melted then add the golden caster sugar.
  • Remove from the heat and pour into a bowl with the egg yolks, flour, baking powder and vanilla extract. In another clean, dry bowl beat the egg whites until stiff.
  • Add the egg white mix one tablespoon at a time and fold into the cake mix. Gradually mix everything together, pour into a cake tin and bake for 50 minutes.
  • Leave to cool for five minutes before turning out and serving with fresh cream and raspberries.

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