Chocolate Cake Pops (grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free)

Chocolate Cake Pops (grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free)


Cake pops are perfect for a small treat, a cheeky snack, a delicious dessert and are ideal for parties and events. But who ever said they had to be unhealthy? These chocolate cake pops are delicious, nutritious and spectacularly healthy!

This recipe is grain-free (therefore gluten-free) refined sugar-free and dairy-free but definitely not fun-free!

Ingredients (cake):

-1/2 cup coconut flour
-1/2 cup almond flour
-1/2 cup desiccated coconut
-1/4 cup cacao powder (raw cocoa)
-1 medium ripe banana
-2 large eggs
-1/4 cup agave
-1/4 cup coconut oil
-1/2 cup dried, pitted and chopped dates
-1 teaspoon cinnamon
-1 teaspoon raw ground vanilla
-pinch of sea salt

Ingredients (icing):

-25 g cocoa butter
-25 g cacao powder (raw cocoa)
-2 tablespoons coconut oil
-1 tablespoons agave
-1/2 teaspoon raw ground vanilla powder
-1/8 cup finely chopped, dried and pitted dates
-1/8 cup finely chopped almonds
-pinch of sea salt


Instructions (cake):

-melt the coconut oil

-mix the coconut flour, almond flour, desiccated coconut, raw vanilla powder, cinnamon, sea salt and cacao in a bowl

-mash or blend the banana until smooth

-mix the blended banana in a bowl with the agave, melted coconut oil and eggs

-mix the ingredients from the 2 bowls together and add the chopped dates

-place the batter into your cake pop baking tray and put the sticks in place

-preheat oven to 180 degree’s Celcius / 360 degree’s Fahrenheit and bake cake pops for 10-20 minutes

-leave to cool

Instructions (icing):

-melt the cocoa butter and the coconut oil

-finely chop enough dates to fill 1/8 cup

-mix the cacao powder, vanilla powder, agave, sea salt, chopped almonds, chopped dates, melted cocoa butter and melted coconut oil together in a bowl

-take the baked cake pops that have cooled and pour the chocolate icing over the cake pops (one at a time), while you hold the cake pops by their sticks. Place a bowl under the cake pop that you are working with to collect excess chocolate icing and re-use.

-Place iced cake pops on a flat tray that is covered with a sheet of wax paper and place in the fridge to set

-Once the icing has set, you can repeat the icing procedure to get a thicker chocolate coating

-eat and enjoy!

-store in the fridge