Herbalife Chocolate Orange Cake

Cooking time: 0 hours 55 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
2 medium eggs
1 serving (50g) Herbalife 24 Rebuild Strength Chocolate
75g gluten free flour
1 serving (28g) Herbalife PDM (Protein Drink Mix)
15g cocoa powder
1 orange
100g unsweetened apple sauce
1 teaspoon baking powder
For the frosting:
1 ripe avocado
Juice if 1 orange
1 serving (28g) PDM
1/2 serving (13g) Herbalife Formula 1 Smooth Chocolate
25g cocoa powder
20ml water to thin if required
This recipe is an amazing harmony of the two lovely flavours chocolate and orange, whilst being high in protein. The combination of avocado and cocoa gives a delicious creaminess to the frosting that is healthy and satisfying.
Pre-heat oven to 180°C Zest the orange and remove and discard peel. Blend the peeled orange, orange zest, apple sauce and eggs in a food processor for two minutes until the orange is well puréed.
mixing ingredients for herbalife cake
Add the Herbalife24 Rebuild Strength, PDM, cocoa powder and flour and blend for a further 2 minutes until well mixed, scraping down the sides to ensure everything is incorporated. Add a teaspoon of baking powder and blend for 30 seconds until well mixed.
Line the base and sides of the 6 inch springform tin with baking paper and pour in the cake batter. Cook for 22 to 28 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean, take out and leave to cool completely.
lady holding chocolate cake fresh from the oven
For the frosting de-stone the avocado, scoop flesh into food processor, add the orange juice and blend until smooth and light , add PDF, F1 Smooth Chocolate and cocoa powder and blend until you have a smooth, light pipe-able consistency adding 20 mil of water to thin the mixture if required.
Once the cake has cooled, slice horizontally through the middle of the cake and remove the top half and move to the side.
Using a palette knife spread roughly 1/3 of the frosting on the bottom layer and place top layer back on. Frost the top of the cake using the remaining 2/3 of the frosting.
herbalife chocolate orange cake
Tip: To make the apple sauce, peel, core and dice an eating apple. Simmer in a saucepan for 10 to 15 minutes until the apple has softened, drain but reserve cooking water. Cool, mash well and or blend in a food processor- add cooking water until you have the right consistency.
Per Serving:
Protein 11 g
Kcals 169
Fibre 1 g
Fat 6 g
Carbs 17 g
Sugar 7g
Recipe inspired by Herbalife Nutrition members and refined by celebrity chef Rachel Allen
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