300g gluten- and wheat-free plain flour
85g cocoa, plus extra for dusting
200g light soft brown sugar
1 tsp gluten-free baking powder
1 tsp gluten-free bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp xanthan gum
150ml sunflower oil
350ml lactose free milk
150ml golden syrup syrup
a little icing sugar, for dusting
Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Line the base of a round, 20cm loosebottomed tin with baking parchment.
Mix the flour, cocoa, brown sugar, baking powder, bicarb and xanthan gum in a big bowl.
Whisk the oil, lactose free milk and golden syrup, then add to the dry ingredients and stir in with a wooden spoon.
Scrape into the tin. Bake for 35-45 mins until crisp on top but fudgy in the centre. Cool in the tin.
Carefully lift the torte onto a serving plate. Dust with cocoa and icing sugar, and serve
Recipe adapted from: Good Food