{healthy} Whole Wheat, Dairy & refined-sugar-free, chocolate cake

Say that 5xs fast!

Yesterday, we made this ah-mazing cake.  Oh my goodness, really.  It is so good.  And much healthier than your average homemade of boxed cake.

Healthy, whole wheat (dairy and refined sugar free) chocolate cake- Better then regular homemade chocolate cake. And easy!

It doesn’t take long, and makes either two round cakes, or one 9×13 cake.

Whole Wheat, Dairy-and-refined-sugar-free chocolate cake {with Marriage and Menu Monday linky}

20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

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  • This recipe is adapted from the Better Homes and Garden chocolate cake recipe
  • 3/4 c coconut oil (not melted)
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking sode
  • 3/4 tsp aluminum free baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp real salt
  • 2 c sucanat
  • 2 tsp real, organic vanilla (or homemade)
  • 1 1/2 c rice milk (or you choice of non dairy milk)


  1. Grease your 2 round, or 1 9x13 pan(s)
  2. In a medium bowl stir together: flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt- set aside
  3. Preheat oven to 350*
  4. In a large mixing bowl beat coconut oil on med-high speed for 30 seconds
  5. Gradually add sucanat 1/4c at a time, beating at med speed until well combined
  6. Scrape side of bowl; beat 2 minutes
  7. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition (trust me, it makes a difference)
  8. Beat in vanilla
  9. Now, Alternately add flour mixture and rice milk to coconut oil mixture, beating on low speed until combined
  10. Beat on medium to high speed 20 seconds more
  11. Spread into pans
  12. Bake 30-40 minutes, check doneness with a toothpick in center.


**If you want the healthy recipe but don't mind the dairy, replace the coconut oil with butter and the rice milk with cow's milk. 1:1