Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter PB2 Protein Cake

Gluten Free Chocolate PB2 Protein Cake

I love Pb2 and found it on sale at our local Big Lots of all places. I had never tried the chocolate flavor and found this to be the perfect opportunity to to grab a jar. I usually mix Pb2 and coconut oil to use as a dip for bananas. If you haven’t tried it it is divine.

I know the combination of chocolate, peanut butter and bananas is a popular one so I tried my fave snack with the chocolate PB2. I found the chocolate PB2 to be less peanut buter flavored and not as chocolatey as I thought it would be.

I knew I needed to use it up as I hate to waste ingredients. I started out attempting brownies, but ended up with an amazing protein packed chocolate peanut butter cake. I have tried protein cakes before and not cared for them as they were gritty, chalky, dry or wierdly flavored. This has all of the protein of a whole jar of PB2 and all of the flavor of rich chocolate peanut butter. The chocolate flavor really blossoms when more PB2 is used.

This recipe only has 1/4 cup of sugar in the whole thing. I still found it to be quite sweet for me and am sure the sugar amount could be decreased to 2 tablespoons if you like very lightly sweet desserts.

Tell me what you think in the comments.

Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter PB2 Protein Cake
Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 1 container chocolate PB2
  • 6 to 8 tbsp water
  • ¼ cup arrowhead mills or gluten free cafe all purpose gluten free flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp corn free baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix PB2 and water until the thickness of peanut butter.
  3. You may need more or less water to achieve a good thickness.
  4. Add in all other ingredients and stir well.
  5. Pour ingredients into a greased 8 x 8 pan.
  6. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
  7. Eat and enjoy!

 


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