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Hope we have all had a wonderful weekend. I had a lovely weekend back in the countryside celebrating my Mam’s birthday and feel refreshed ready for the week ahead.

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So in all special occasions, cake is a necessity. After skimming through the range of sugar and fat laden cakes in the supermarket, I realised I would be silly to not try making my own one. Alas in a mad frenzy I managed to whip this fat free, gluten free rich chocolate cake within the hour. I like to hope I tricked most people by not letting them into the secret ingredients until they had tried the cake.

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Hope you are all fabulous and having an amazing week. I cannot believe we are approaching the end of the month, time is going super speedy fast. I’ve set up camp in the library for the week as I approach final exams. Revision and studying always leads to continuously rewarding myself with food – usually copious amounts of chocolate. So, today’s post I attempt to find a healthy chocolate alternative.

Cocoa, the main ingredient of chocolate, isn’t actually that bad for us and does in fact hold a number of health benefits. Rather, the sugar and dairy added to the cocoa creates a high fat and calorie sweet treat.

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