Healthier Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Bundt Cake

star rating icon star rating icon star rating icon star rating icon star rating icon
Be the first to rate this recipe.

There is no wrong way to serve a chocolate cake! But, the best way is with a pure chocolate glaze made from scratch. If you are a chocolate lover, you will love this gluten-free chocolate dessert not only because of how delicious it is but because it is healthier. This is a basic grain-free chocolate cake recipe, made with almond flour adding more protein and fiber, and as a sweetener, I used bananas with maple syrup eliminating refined sugar. What I love the most about this dessert is, all you taste is heavenly chocolate. This is a simple every day gluten-free chocolate dessert. To make this bundt cake extra special add vanilla bean ice cream or whipped cream with berries. Enjoy!


  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour/starch
  • 2 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. Himalayan salt
  • 2 ripe medium bananas
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 4 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup full-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup GF pure cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Tapioca flour/starch
  • 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and generously spray a non-stick bundt cake pan with non-stick baking spray
  • In a large bowl whisk together almond flour, tapioca, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt
  • In a bowl of a food processor add bananas and process until smooth. Add butter, maple syrup, eggs and vanilla and process until creamy
  • Add wet mixture into dry ingredients and using a spatula mix to combine
  • Transfer batter into the prepared bundt cake pan and bake for 45 minutes. Let it cool for 15 minutes, then turn it out onto a cooling rack to cool completely
  • For the chocolate glaze; In a small saucepan whisk together milk, cocoa powder, maple syrup, tapioca and vanilla
  • While stirring, cook over medium heat until the glaze starts to thicken. Melt in the butter and stir to combine
  • Immediately drizzle the glaze evenly over cooled cake

  • Leave a Comment

    No comments yet.

    Add a Rating

    Similar Recipes

    Flourless Chocolate Truffle Cake

    Flourless Chocolate Truffle Cake

    For you chocolate lovers there is nothing better than this gluten-free flourless chocolate truffle cake. This fabulous dessert is oozing with chocolate throughout. On rare occasions, it is ok to indulge in rich desserts such as this chocolate truffle cake and since we are indulging add some ice cream and fresh berries. Enjoy Read More

    Prep Time icon Prep Time 20 Minutes
    Difficulty icon Difficulty Intermediate
    Cook Time icon Cook Time 60 Minutes
    Serves icon Serves 6-8
    Gluten-Free Mocha Walnut Cake

    Gluten-Free Mocha Walnut Cake

    This gluten-free mocha walnut cake is a dessert made with cocoa and coffee. The recipe is simple for anyone to make, but the results are brilliant. You will love this moist and scrumptious mocha walnut cake that also has a chocolate glaze. Serve as is or with fresh berries or whip cream. This dessert is outstanding! Read More

    Prep Time icon Prep Time 15 Minutes
    Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
    Cook Time icon Cook Time 45 Minutes
    Serves icon Serves 8
    Grain Free Chestnut Chocolate Cake

    Grain Free Chestnut Chocolate Cake

    Chestnuts are lower in calories and fats than other nuts and seeds. However, they are rich sources of minerals, vitamins and phytonutrients that greatly benefit health. Chestnuts have an earthy sweet flavour almost like a sweet potato and are naturally gluten free. This delectable grain free chestnut chocolate cake is easy to make and has […] Read More

    Prep Time icon Prep Time 15 Minutes
    Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
    Cook Time icon Cook Time 35 Minutes
    Serves icon Serves 8