French Acadian Chocolate Cake
One of our favorite “gluten-free” cakes is French Acadian Chocolate Cake, made with Acadian light buckwheat flour. This recipe uses ½ cup room temperature butter. It is also delicious when made with ½ cup peanut butter! This delicious cake comes to me from the Bouchard Family in Fort Kent.
French Acadian Chocolate Cake
One of our favorite “gluten-free” cakes is French Acadian Chocolate Cake, made with Acadian light buckwheat flour. This recipe uses ½ cup room temperature butter. It is also delicious when made with ½ cup peanut butter! This delicious cake comes to me from the Bouchard Family in Fort Kent.
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup room temperature butter
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup Apple Sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup Acadian light buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8 inch square baking pan.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar. Add the eggs and beat well. Add the applesauce, buckwheat flour, cocoa, baking powder and baking soda. Beat until smooth. Spoon into pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Let cool on a rack. Serve plain, dusted with powdered sugar, or with whipped cream or ice cream.
  3. Yield: 9 servings
Recipe Notes

Nutritional analysis per serving:  350 calories, 6 grams protein, 57 grams carbohydrates, 13 grams fat, (0 grams trans fat), 200 mg. Sodium, 4 grams fiber.

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