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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake



4 eggs

4 tbsp cocoa powder

½ cup oil

½ cup boiling water

1 ½ cups HCW Gluten-Free Flour Mix

1 cup castor sugar

Pinch of salt

1 tbsp vanilla essence

3 tsp baking powder




  1. Beat the eggs and add the oil, water and vanilla essence. Mix well.
  2. Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the wet ingredients, combining gently.
  3. Pour mixture into a non-stick baking tin and bake for 30 minutes at 180°C, or until cooked through.
  4. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  5. Optional: Spread with chocolate icing or dust lightly with icing sugar.


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Gluten Free Flour Mix (general purpose) 500g

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These recipes are gluten-free and delicious served hot or cold with custard or ice-cream this Festive Season. They both use our Gluten-Free Self Raising Flour, which has recipes on the back of the pack.


Gluten-Free Apple Cake


150g butter
150g sugar
3 large eggs, beaten
150g HCW Gluten-Free Self Raising Flour, sifted
2 large apples, cored, peeled and grated
2-3 additional apples, cored and sliced for decorating the top (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 180C (conventional oven) or 160C (fan-assisted oven). Grease and line your cake tin.
  2. Beat together the sugar and butter.
  3. Add half the eggs and half the sieved flour to the sugar and butter mixture and mix well.
  4. Add the remaining eggs and flour. Mix together well.
  5. Add the grated apple and mix together gently but thoroughly.
  6. For the cake option with the extra apple topping: Place the sliced apples in the base of your cake tin. Pour the cake mixture gently on top of the sliced apples and place in oven.
  7. If you are not including the apple topping, simply pour the cake mixture into your cake tin and place in oven.
  8. Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  9. Allow to cool in the tin before gently removing it.
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