Okay, so you really won’t find anything green in this recipe, but I have a minty protein “dessert” cake for you! My friend gave me some Andes baking chips, but I am not a fan of minty desserts.
Since I know one of my other friend is, I decided to tweak my chocolate protein “dessert” cake recipe (I also have a peanut butter one) and make it minty using these chips. If you don’t want to use them, just use regular semi-sweet and up the peppermint extract a tad.
I tried the cake and it was pretty darn delicious and I’m not a mint fan like I said. There are two options which you can play with in terms of fat content. You can either do unsweetened applesauce or Earth Balance (or your choice buttery spread).
I personally like using the Earth Balance, but if you are like me and need to watch that fat intake, then do the applesauce and add a smidge (or none) or Earth Balance. This recipe has 10-12g of protein depending on the ingredients you use. Enjoy!GF Minty Protein “Dessert” Cake Ingredients (Serves One or Two Mini Desserts)
- 3 Tbsps of White Rice Flour (or your choice)
- 1/4 Cup + 1 Tbsp of Eggs Whites
- 2 tsps Earth Balance (melted) OR 2 Tbsps Unsweetened Applesauce – or do half/half maybe?
- 1-2 Tbsps of Andes Baking Chips (or regular chocolate chips, your choice)
- 1/4 tsp of Peppermint Extract (do a tiny bit more if using regular chips)
- 1-2 Packets of Stevia (depending on sweetness choice, I used one)
- 1 Tbsp of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
- 1/2 tsp of Baking Powder
- Dash of Salt
Mix everything well into a bowl except for baking chips. Once it’s weel mixed, stir in the chocolate chips. Using one large or two mini bowls, plates, ramekins etc. sprayed down with a bit of cooking spray, pour the “cake” mixture into the bowl. Microwave for about 1 minute and 30 seconds. Check at the one minute mark since some microwaves may work better.
Once cake is firm to touch, let stand for about two minutes then flip the bowl over to slide out the cake. Top with extra chips, whip cream or enjoy plain and gobble it up!
Question: Mint…yay or nay? Nay for me, but I may be converted after this cake!