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Gluten-Free Chocolate Walnut Cake

Gluten-free and dairy-free, this easy chocolate cake is the best guilt-free dessert to enjoy with the whole family.

Course Dessert, Desserts
Cuisine dairy free, gluten-free
Keyword flourless chocolate cake, gluten-free chocolate cake, walnut chocolate cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 186 kcal
Author Hello Veggie


  • 12 oz vegan dark chocolate chopped
  • 5 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 cup walnuts lightly toasted
  • 2 tbsp dark cocoa powder
  • 5 organic eggs
  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp coconut flakes to garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 175C/346F. Grease a 9' round baking pan with coconut oil and set aside.

  2. Add the chopped chocolate and coconut oil into a heatproof bowl and place over a pot with simmering water. Turn the heat to low and let the chocolate melt, stirring frequently, to incorporate the coconut oil. When the chocolate is completely melted, remove the bowl from the pot and set aside.

  3. Beat the eggs into a large bowl.

  4. Add the walnuts into the food processor and pulse a few times to obtain a fine flour. Add Save 1 tbsp for garnishing, then add the cocoa powder and salt, pulse one more time to incorporate and transfer into the bowl with the eggs.

  5. Slowly add 2/3 of the melted chocolate coconut mixture to the egg bowl, mixing constantly, to incorporate. Save the 1/3 left for garnishing the cake.

  6. Pour the mixture into the baking pan and bake for 30 minutes, until set.

  7. Remove from the oven and let cool completely before removing from the pan.

  8. Pour the rest of the melted chocolate mixture on top of the cake, and garnish with walnut flour and coconut flakes. Cut into slices and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Chocolate Walnut Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 186
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.