german chocolate cake recipe

german chocolate cake recipe

Best paleo chocolate cake you will ever have! Made with sweet potatoes instead of flour and avocado chocolate frosting. This flourless and dairy free chocolate cake is made in the food processor and perfect for any celebration! Are you ready for this easy gluten free chocolate cake recipe?

german chocolate cake recipe

When it comes to cake- I like mine in the dark chocolate version, covered in more chocolate.

Nothing beats a slice of chocolate cake; especially, when it’s packed with veggies!

This chocolate layer cake is probably the healthiest cake you’ll-ever-have-in-your-life.

Dead serious.

The base is made with raw sweet potato instead of flour and the frosting is oil-free and sugar-free; instead, I used sweet potatoes, avocado, and dates!

You better believe I’m craving seconds

german chocolate cake recipe

If you’ve ever seen the 1960’s Pollyanna film, then you know that those gigantic chocolate and vanilla cakes made for the bizarre were pretty much the most satisfying thing to watch being sliced and served.

This cake passes the Pollyanna cut test…

It slices like a cloud from heaven.

Btw, is there anything better than cutting into chocolate cake?

If so, please enlighten me!

german chocolate cake recipe



  1. 2 cups raw sweet potato minced
  2. 2 large eggs
  3. 3/4 cup black cocoa powder
  4. 1/2 cup maple syrup
  5. 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  6. 1/2 cup coconut oil
  7. 1/4 cup coconut flour
  8. 1 tablespoon vanilla
  9. 2 teaspoons baking powder
  10. 1/2 teaspoon sea salt or more salt to taste


  1. 1 1/2 cup mashed sweet potato see notes on how to make
  2. 1/2 cup avocado
  3. 1 cup medjool dates pitted
  4. 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 1/4 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line the bottom of two 6" spring form cake pans with rounds of parchment paper.
  2. In a food processor mince sweet potato. Then in a blender combine all ingredients for cake until smooth.
  3. Divide batter in-between the two cake pans. Bake on 350F for 45-50 minutes, then chill in freezer while you make frosting.
  4. For frosting, steam sweet potato cubes, then drain water, and combine with rest of frosting ingredients until smooth (about 5 minutes). Chill until ready to frost


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