Food-Allergy-Friendly Recipe: Chocolate Cake

allergy free - chocolate cake

An estimated 34,191 children in Dallas County have food allergies. (Source:  Beyond ABC 2013)

This week, we’re sharing recipes for an entire food-allergy-friendly holiday meal. You’ll want to try them all!

The following allergy-friendly recipe is free of peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish. It’s also gluten and dairy free.

Chocolate Cake

(recipe courtesy of Children’s Food Allergy Center)


2 cups oat flour
1 cups sugar
6 Tbsps Cocoa Powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 cup rice milk
1/3 cup canola or cooking oil
1 tsp vinegar
3/4 tsp vanilla


1) Heat oven to 350°F.
2) Grease and flour (using oat flour) 9 X 9-inch square pan.
3) In a small mixing bowl combine dry ingredients. In separate bowl mix wet ingredients together.
4)Slowly add wet ingredients to dry and beat until smooth.
5) Pour into prepared pan. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
6) Cool; cut into squares.
7) Optional: Sprinkle powdered sugar over the top.

Serves 8

Food-Allergy-Friendly Holiday Meal


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