Barley Flour Chocolate Cake
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup avocado oil (or any oil you want)
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 cups pearled barley flour
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup powdered buttermilk
  • 2 cups cold water
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×13 inch baking pan or 2 round cake pans.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla for 2 minutes until it is creamy.
  3. In a separate large mixing bowl whisk together the remaining dry ingredients.
  4. Add ⅓ of the flour mixture and ⅓ of the water at a time to the sugar mixture and whisk until just combined before adding another ⅓ until all ingredients have been added and combined, don't over whisk mixture.
  5. Pour batter into baking pan and bake for 35-45 minutes, until a tooth pick comes out clean.
  6. Let cake cool in the pans.
  7. Top with your favorite frosting and enjoy your whole grain cake.
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