German Chocolate Cake
A healthy chocolate cake with a secret ingredient - Rivals conventional cakes and provides a host of nutrients.
  • 3 cups cooked black beans
  • 10 whole eggs
  • ¾ cup melted coconut oil (or ½ cup oil + ¼ cup applesauce)
  • ⅔ cup cocoa powder
  • 1½ - 1¾ cups coconut palm sugar (or xylitol), to taste
  • ½ tsp. pure stevia extract (or 12 packets stevia)
  • ½ tsp. Himalayan salt
  • 2 tsp. grain-free baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
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  • 1 egg
  • ⅔ cup homemade, full-fat coconut milk
  • 6 tbsp. coconut palm sugar (or xylitol)
  • ⅛ tsp. pure stevia extract (or 3 packets stevia)
  • ¼ cup coconut oil (or organic butter)
  • 1⅓ cup shredded dried unsweetened coconut
  1. Combine the beans, eggs, melted coconut oil, cocoa powder, palm sugar, stevia, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a blender.
  2. Blend all ingredients on high speed.
  3. Pour batter into two greased 8" glass baking dishes.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-45 minutes, or until a fork inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  5. Let the cake cool completely.
  6. Meanwhile, prepare the coconut filling by combining the egg, coconut milk, coconut palm sugar and stevia in a small sauce pan.
  7. Over medium heat, whisk mixture continuously. Add coconut oil (or butter).
  8. Continue whisking the mixture until thick and bubbly.
  9. Take off the heat and stir in the shredded dry coconut.
  10. Frost your cooled cake and let sit for 8 hours in the refrigerator (or over night), before serving.
Recipe by The Healthy Advocate at