This amazing high protein chocolate cake recipe is a brilliant alternative for you to try so that you can curb that sweet tooth a little longer. Read on to find out how it's not only guilt free but packed full of nutrients that contribute to your health!
This recipe is amazing, it's a cross between a cake with a texture of a brownie, and is very high in protein, never under estimate the power of the chickpea's!
As well as being a great source of protein, chickpeas have been known for many health benefits - an added bonus! In the past research has shown that they contributed to:
✔ Diabetes - There have been studies to show that those who have Diabetes can improve their condition by consuming a high fiber diet which can be done by introducing chickpeas into your diet as there's around 17G of Dietary Fibre in every 100G of Chickpeas.
✔ Heart Health - Chickpeas contain many different nutrients which all contribute towards the maintenance of a healthy heart! These include fiber, Vitamin C and Potassium.
✔ Bone Health - Chickpeas also contain Calcium which when added into your diet has been proven to contribute towards a healthy bone structure and the maintenance of healthy bones.
As well as Chickpeas being pretty amazing for your overall healthy. There are a few different sources of protein that goes into this Recipe! You can also find the high Protein content bursting out from the eggs, Pure Whey 80 Protein Powder. It's one of our favourite recipe's and it'll leave you wanting more!
Pure Whey 80 is a great addition to this Recipe as it will give you the extra Protein that you need with an incredible 19g of high quality protein per 25g serving! Pure Whey 80 is exceptional quality - we only use the finest grass fed, European sourced whey protein, then blend and flavour in-house in our own state of the art manufacturing facility to exceptional standards of quality and care. This ensures Pure Whey 80 is the highest quality protein in the UK, and we maintain excellent value through doing everything in-house. There is no middle man, Pure Whey 80 is made using the finest whey available and blended and packed in house. Pure Whey 80 is instantised, undenatured, easy to mix and available in over 20 flavours to mix and use in different recipes!
Protein is also one of the most popular, and most highly researched sports supplements in the World. After extensive scientific review, the European Food and Safety Authority concluded that:
✔ Protein has been found to contribute to the maintenance of muscle mass
✔ Protein has been found to contribute to the maintenance of normal bones
✔ Protein has been found to contribute to a growth in muscle mass
These are not "pie in the sky" findings, but those borne from extensive research, analysis and testing. Pure Whey 80 is naturally high in quality protein, and makes a simple and tasty way to increase your daily protein intake. Now here's how to add this amazing Protein into your tasty Chocolate Cake!
What you need:
✔ 1 tbsp Butter
✔ 1 tbsp Cocoa Powder (Unsweetened if available)
✔ 2 scoops Chocolate Protein Powder
✔ 4 oz (1/2 cup) Dark Chocolate Chips
✔ 1 can Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
✔ 4 Eggs
✔ 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
✔ 1/4 cup Sugar (or Sweetener!)
✔ 1/4 cup Honey
✔ 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
✔ 1/4 tsp Salt
What you need to do:
✔ First off, ensure that you preheat your oven to 180 degrees so that it's all prepped ready for your delicious chocolate cake mix.
✔ Begin by greasing the interior of 1 lb loaf pan with butter.
✔ With your Cocoa dust surface and gently tap the excess off.
✔ Now you can grab your Beans, Eggs and Vanilla and throw them into a food processor where you can then puree until smooth,
✔ To your mix. add Sugar, Honey, Pure Whey 80 Protein Powder, Baking Powder and Salt. Give it few quick pulses just to make sure its all combined.
✔ Now you can take your chocolate chips and begin to melt them by microwaving in a glass (microwave safe) bowl in 30 second intervals, stirring between sessions. It's very important that you only do this 30 seconds at a time as chocolate can burn very easily and you definitely don't want burnt chocolate!
✔ Add the melted chocolate to your chickpea mixture and blend thoroughly in the food processor.
✔ Now that all of your ingredients are combined you can begin to pour your mix into your already prepared loaf pan and cook for approximately 1 hour.
✔ Let cool for 20 minutes on a wire rack before removing from loaf pan.