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TEXAS SHEET CAKE

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TEXAS SHEET CAKE

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The classic chocolate Texas Sheet Cake gets a low carb, grain-free makeover. It’s a wonderful keto dessert for any time of year.
Ingredients
Cake:
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 3/4 cup Swerve Sweetener
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup unflavoured whey protein powder
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup water
Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered Swerve Sweetener
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
Instructions
Cake:
  1. Preheat oven to 325F and grease a 10×15 inch rimmed sheet pan very well.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, sweetener, coconut flour, protein powder, baking powder, and salt. Break up any clumps with the back of a fork.
  3. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, water, and cocoa powder, stirring until melted. Bring to a boil and then remove from heat. Add to the bowl.
  4. Add eggs, vanilla extract, cream and water and stir until well combined. Spread in prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, until cake is set and a tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
Frosting:
  1. In another medium saucepan, combine butter, cocoa powder, cream, and water. Bring to a simmer, stirring until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract. Add powdered sweetener 1/2 a cup at a time, whisking vigorously to dissolve any clumps. Whisk in xanthan gum.
  2. Pour over warm cake and sprinkle with pecans. Let cool until frosting is set, about 1 hour.
Recipe Notes
Serves 20 (or more!). Each serving has 2.8 g NET CARBS. Sugar Alcohols (erythritol): 26.25g
Nutrition Facts
Texas Sheet Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 serving = 1/20th of cake) Calories 230 Calories from Fat 183% Daily Value* Fat 20.3g31% Carbohydrates 5.9g2% Fiber 3.1g12% Protein 5.8g12%
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