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Strawberry and Lemon Chia Seed Protein Cake

Try this delicious, protein-packed, strawberry and lemon chia seed protein cake! It’s a low carb, high protein treat, with no added sugar #yesplease!

Recipe by Nadia Stahmer

Ingredients

Dry:

  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • 2 heaped scoops Whey Protein (Strawberry Flavour)
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2-3 tsp Chia seeds
  • 60ml erythritol
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp psyllium husk

Wet: 

  • 500g steamed pumpkin
  • 60 ml of milk
  • 180ml fat-free plain yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 20ml lemon juice
  • 1 heaped tsp natural peanut butter
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp rosewater (or vanilla essence)

How to make it

  • Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Make sure there are no lumps.
  • In a blender, blend all the wet ingredients until the mixture is quite frothy.
  • Fold the blended wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients, little by little, until well mixed. Be careful not to over-mix the batter as you want the cake to be fluffy and light, not dense.
  • Grease a cake tin and bake at 180 degrees for about 45 mins.

Frosting ingredients

  • Fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1 scoop Whey Protein (strawberry flavour)
  • Erythritol, stevia, or sweetener of choice
  • 1/2 tsp natural peanut butter
  • Vanilla essence

How to make it

  • Blend all ingredients together- fat-free cottage cheese, protein powder, peanut butter, vanilla essence and sweetener.
  • Spread over your cake and enjoy!

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Author: Logan Leigh Rix

Logan blends her passion and profession by working as a digital and social media marketer and content creator in the fitness, health and wellness industry. She’s also a personal trainer, former Face of Fitness finalist and Fitness Magazine featured athlete.

Logan blends her passion and profession by working as a digital and social media marketer and content creator in the fitness, health and wellness industry. She's also a personal trainer, former Face of Fitness finalist and Fitness Magazine featured athlete.

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