Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

150g or 1 1/3 cups almond meal
1/4 teaspoon baking soda

50g or 1/3 cup cocoa powder
125ml or 1/3 cup boiling water

2 eggs
150g or 2/3 cup coconut sugar
1/3 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Serves 9
Preheat oven to 180C/375F. Line 8-inch square tin with parchment paper.

In a small bowl, pour the boiling water over cocoa powder and stir until cocoa has dissolved. Set aside to let cool.

In a bowl, mix together almond meal and baking soda. Set aside.
In another bowl, beat eggs and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy. Blend in olive oil and vanilla extract. Add the cooled cocoa mixture to the egg mixture and stir until well combined.
Now add wet micture to almond meal mixture and stir until combined.

Pour the batter into the prepared tin. Bake for about 35 minutes. Let cool on wire rack before cutting.

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