Chocolate Ginger Cake

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Serves: 10-12 slices

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 30-40 minutes


  • 450g Dark Chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids)/li>
  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp powdered ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Celtic Sea or Himalayan Pink Salt
  • 8 eggs
  • 120g Xylitol or coconut palm sugar


  1. Pre heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.
  2. Line a 9-inch cake tin with greaseproof paper and set aside.
  3. Melt the chocolate and butter in a heat proof bowl over a saucepan of water on a medium heat until melted and smooth. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, beat the eggs, sugar or xylitol, fresh ginger, ginger powder and salt in a food processor for 2-3 minutes.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the egg mixture with the melted chocolate. Spoon the batter into the prepared cake tin and sprinkle the top with a pinch of salt.
  6. Place in the oven and bake for around 30-40 minutes. Check with a skewer, it comes out clean it’s ready. Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the tin.