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$0.75 and 50 Minute Gluten Free Olive Oil Chocolate Cake

A gluten free olive oil chocolate cake recipe with no refined sugar! Sounds like tonight's dessert!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Cooling Time15 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert, healthy dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cake, gluten free, gluten free chocolate cake, olive oil chocolate cake, refined sugar free
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 170kcal
Author: apartmentchefnick
Cost: $7.50


  • Spoon or spatula for mixing
  • Non-stick 8" circular cake pan
  • Cling wrap
  • Medium bowl
  • Large bowl


  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour or almond meal (they're the same thing!)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup organic, local honey
  • 3 pasture-raised eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • In the medium bowl, mix the almond flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking soda and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • In the large bowl, crack the eggs and mix together.
  • In the large bowl, mix the eggs with olive oil, honey and vanilla extract.
  • Pour the dry ingredients into the large bowl of wet ingredients and mix to combine.
  • Cover your hand with cling wrap, put 1/2 tsp of olive oil in the circular pan and use your hand to spread it across all sides.
  • Pour the mixture into the oiled pan and bake for 25 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Remove cake from pan and allow 15 minutes to rest on a baking tray to cool. Enjoy!


Storage: Store in the refrigerator for up to a week.