This Flourless Chocolate Cake with Caramel and Chocolate Ganache (Paleo Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe) is a fun twist on a classic candy: the turtle!
My inspiration for this cake was turtle candy, which is pecans and caramel dipped in chocolate. This cake’s flavor is deep chocolate and it’s sweet enough without being too sweet; its texture is light without being overly fluffy or spongy. On top of the cake I added a layer of vegan caramel made from dates and a couple other common ingredients. I made a quick chocolate ganache layer using cacao butter as the base for topping the caramel, but if you’re pressed for time you could melt a chocolate bar and use that instead. Additionally, a sprinkling of pecans adds crunch and nutty flavor….