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Protein Chocolate Orange Fudge Cake

Craving a slice of the good stuff? Take a look at this indulgent chocolate orange fudge cake recipe, created by Team Grenade Ambassador Lea Phillips. With 14g protein per slice, it's a great alternative to your fave sweet treat. Give it a go and make sure you tag us in your creations at @grenadeofficial.

Method

Instructions

1.

Preheat the oven to 160°C. Grease two 6” cake tins and line the bottom of them with greaseproof paper

2.

In a large bowl add the eggs, oil, orange essence and sugar together and beat well

3.

Next, add the protein shake and beat again

4.

Sieve the flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, ground almonds and Protein Powder into the mixture and stir in well (don’t beat)

5.

Divide the mixture into the two tins (roughly 400g in each tin)

6.

Tap the tins to even out the mixture

7.

Place into the middle of the oven for 35 minutes

8.

Allow to cool for ten minutes

9.

Remove cakes from the tins, place on a cooling rack and allow to cool before frosting

Making The Frosting

1.

Add the double light cream to a large mixing bowl and whisk (with hand held whisk) until thick

2.

Sieve the cocoa powder and Protein Powder into the bowl, adding in the orange essence

3.

Whisk the frosting really well again and then place in the fride for 10 minutes to thicken

Decorating The Cake

1.

Level off the sponges

2.

Spoon a third of the frosting mixture on top of a cake round, sandwich the two sponges

3.

Cover the rest of the cake with a crumb layer (first layer) and pop into the fridge for 5 mins

4.

Next, cover again with a second coating of frosting (you should have enough for two layers, don’t worry if you don’t)

5.

Lastly, decorate with your favourite Grenade® Carb Killa® Bar to decorate

6.

Eat immediately!

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Nutritional Values

Typical Per Serving
Macros (Serves 8)
Per Slice
Cals
400
Fat
30g
Carbs
15.7g
Protein
14g

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