Chocolate Chickpea Cake

Yes you can make this protein rich chocolate cake with Chickpeas. The dense and smooth texture really goes well with chocolate. #happycookingtoyou #foodfusion #digitalammi #ramadanrecipes

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Prepare Chocolate Chickpea Cake:

-Semi sweetened dark chocolate 200g

-Cooking oil 2 tbs

-Safed chanay (Chickpeas) boiled 250g

-Khajoor (Dates) soft & deseeded 8

-Anday (Eggs) 3

-Himalayan pink salt ¼ tsp or to taste

-Baking powder 1 tsp

-Baking soda ¼ tsp

-Vanilla essence 1 tsp

Prepare Chocolate Ganache:

-Semi sweetened dark chocolate 80g

-Cream 40ml



Prepare Chocolate Chickpea Cake:

-In a bowl,add dark chocolate,cooking oil & microwave for 1 minute then mix well until smooth & set aside.

-In a blender jug,add chickpeas,dates,eggs & blend well.

-Add melted chocolate,pink salt,baking powder,baking soda,vanilla essence & blend well until smooth.

-Pour the batter to a 7 x 7” greased baking dish lined with butter paper & tap few times.

-Bake in preheated oven at 180C for 25 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.

-Let it cool.

-Carefully remove the cake from pan & place it on a cooling rack.

Prepare Chocolate Ganache:

-In a bowl,add dark chocolate,cream & microwave for 50 seconds then mix well until smooth.

-Pour prepared chocolate ganache on the cake & spread evenly.

-Cut into pieces & serve!


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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