Chocolate Cake Recipe with Winter Squash and a Ginger Chocolate Glaze

Chocolate Cake Recipe with Winter Squash and a Ginger Chocolate Glaze
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Give your holiday guests and family a decadent treat this Christmas with this seasonally inspired winter squash chocolate cake recipe that is accompanied by a rich and spicy ginger chocolate glaze. You can use your winter squash of choice, although we recommend a sweeter, creamier variety such as butternut, hubbard or kabocha for a moist cake. Your guests will never guess that squash is the secret ingredient!

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Chocolate Cake with Winter Squash and a Ginger Chocolate Glaze Recipe
Chocolate Cake Recipe with Winter Squash and a Ginger Chocolate Glaze
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 60 minutes
Servings
piece of cake
Ingredients
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 60 minutes
Servings
piece of cake
Ingredients
Chocolate Cake Recipe with Winter Squash and a Ginger Chocolate Glaze
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Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and grease a bundt pan with coconut oil. Have your squash puree ready at room temperature and melt the coconut oil. Once melted, mix the oil with sugar, squash puree and vanilla. Whisk eggs into the mixture. Combine the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and then add the squash mixture. Once evenly mixed, pour the cake batter into your greased bundt pan. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or once a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool on a wire rack for a few hours.
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  3. To make the glaze, melt the coconut oil and dark chocolate in a double boiler. Add the ginger and take the mixture off the heat. Once the mixture has cooled down to room temperature add the milk and then powdered sugar, whisking it in evenly to make a thick glaze. Pour over the cooled cake before serving and dust with powdered sugar for a snow-covered effect.