HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

1. Gather the ingredients:

Dry:

  • 1 cup of rice flour
  • 1/4 cup of chestnut flour
  • 1 tsp of baking soda

Wet:

  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 2/3 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup of sunflower oil
  • 1 tbsp flax seed meal
  • 2.5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp of peanut butter

Topping:

  • 15 metallic decorative balls
  • 2 tbsp of chocolate flakes

HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

2. Mix the dry ingredients

Preheat the oven to 350?. In one bowl, whisk in all the dry ingredients: 1 cup (16 tbsp) of rice flour, 1/4 cup of chestnut flour, 1 tsp of baking soda.

HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

3. Mix the wet ingredients

Make the flax meal by processing the tbsp of seeds inside a mortar. In another bowl, mix the almond milk, sugar, vanilla, oil and flax until sugar is dissolved.

HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

4. Mix the dry and wet, and divide

Combine dry and wet bowls. Whisk.

HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

5. Transfer half of the mix

Transfer half of the mix into another bowl.

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HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

6. Add cocoa powder and peanut butter

Add 2.5 tbsp of cocoa powder into one of the bowls. Whisk. Add 2 tbsp of peanut butter into the other bowl. Whisk.

HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

7. Prep the loaf pan

Grease or line a medium loaf pan with parchment paper.

HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

8. Start layering

Start layering the darker chocolate mix with the lighter peanut butter preparation using a spatula.

HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

9. Draw

Zigzag the top of the cake using a knife.

HOW TO Make, Peanut butter & chocolate cake, marble-lous cake, marble cake, vegan, gluten free recipe, loaf cake, chocolate patterns

10. Bake

Bake at 350? for 45 minutes or until a knife pinched in its center comes out clean. Take cake out of the oven, sprinkle some metallic decorative balls and chocolate flakes, let it cool, slice and get ready to be amazed.

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