Chocolate cake

Low protein Chocolate cake

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Low Protein Diet - exchange value 0*



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500g Loprofin Chocolate Cake Mix
120ml sunflower oil
220ml sparkling water
Suitable low protein chocolate buttercream icing


  1. Grease and line a 7" or 8" cake. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Place the Loprofin Chocolate Cake Mix into a deep bowl, add the oil and mix well until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Add the sparkling water and mix well.
  4. Spoon the mixture into a greased cake tin and leave to stand for 15 minutes.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven for 45–55 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring onto a wire rack.
  7. Ice with suitable low protein chocolate buttercream icing.
  8. Leftovers should be covered and stored in a cool, dry place for up to 3 days.

This recipe is intended for patients who have been prescribed Loprofin by a healthcare professional.

The Loprofin range are Foods for Special Medical Purposes for the dietary management of inherited metabolic disorders and other conditions requiring a low protein diet, and must be used under medical supervision.

* The protein content indicated in this recipe is provided as a guide only. Please check the protein content on individual ingredients and product labels.

**Allergens may be present, please check individual ingredients and product labels. If concerned about allergens, please contact your healthcare professional.