When My Sweetheart Turned 20…

…I refused to bake him a cake!

I swear it’s what he wanted. For his birthday last March, he requested a raw chocolate cake, rich and decadent with no baking involved.

This was based on the Mocha Cake recipe in Sweet Gratitude: A New World of Raw Desserts. I covered it with Chocolate Glaze, Mocha Cashew-Free Frosting, and sliced almonds. I spoil my baby so.

Dates, coconut oil, almonds, cacao, and cold-pressed espresso were blended into a dense fudgy cake. Can food be sinfully nutritious?

And those are normal-sized birthday candles. This was a special tiny cake just for the two of us. And all the leftover Chocolate Glaze was for me. I can drink it like coffee.

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3 responses to “When My Sweetheart Turned 20…

  1. T

    So cute and delicious looking! What a lucky guy.

  2. wow, that looks amazing! i love how you did the frosting. can’t believe it’s all raw.

  3. Emily

    What a beauty! Oh yah, the cake. of course I mean the cake ;)

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