Gluten-Free Orange Chocolate Chip Cake

Perfect for holiday gatherings, this cake is rich, moist and delicious with a wonderful orange flavor accented by chocolate chips. Serve with or without whipped cream.

2 oranges, navel
4 eggs
3/4 cup  agave nectar
2 cups  almond flour
½ teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
4 tablespoons vanilla protein powder
1 ½   cups chocolate chips or chunks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Wash oranges and boil them whole (yes the whole thing) for 1 hour, or until soft.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place whole oranges (with peeling) in food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Add eggs, flour, salt, agave and baking soda to food processor until well blended. Remove and place batter in bowl.
  • Add in vanilla protein powder and mix until blended. Then fold in chocolate.
  • Pour batter into a greased 9 inch spring form cake pan. Bake in oven for 40-45 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool pan for 2 hours and serve.

Serves: 12

Total cooking time: 2 hours

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195 comments

Jeanne Rogers
Jeanne Rogersabout a month ago

Thank you for sharing.

Siyus Copetallus
Siyus Copetallus6 months ago

Thank you for sharing.

Melania Padilla
Melania Padilla6 months ago

SO trying this!

Jim Ven
Jim Ven9 months ago

thanks for the article.

Debbie Foster
Debbie Foster9 months ago

It looks good and doe snot have any sugar. May be we could substitute something instead of almond flour and almond milk.

Kathryn Irby
Past Member 9 months ago

Have to stop procrastinating and write this recipe down!! Thanks for sharing it.

caroline lord
caroline lord9 months ago

vegan version?? Ty-lks gd

Jim Ven
Jim Ven9 months ago

thanks for the article.

Kamia T.
Kamia T.9 months ago

Not a great fan of this recipe. Almond flour and almond milk are decimating pollinator populations.

Kathryn Irby
Past Member 9 months ago

Can't get enough of staring at that cake! LOL! Gotta write the recipe down! Thank you for sharing it--again!