Orange & Chocolate Kefir Cake (Gluten-Free)

The marriage of orange and chocolate is a classic combination in this rich, sumptuous, and gluten-free dessert.

Dessert Dessert
Servings Serves 10 People
Preparation Time Takes 90 Minutes


  • 1¾ cups all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • 1½ cups packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp finely grated orange zest
  • ½ cup Rolling Meadow Dairy™ 2% plain kefir
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • ½ cup Rolling Meadow Dairy™ unsalted butter, melted (approx.)
  • 3 oz bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped


  • 3 oz chopped bittersweet chocolate
  • ⅓ cup 35% whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp Rolling Meadow Dairy™ salted butter
  • 2 tbsp corn syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease 12-cup Bundt pan.
  3. Whisk together gluten-free flour, sugar, almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. In separate bowl, whisk together orange juice, orange zest, kefir, eggs and butter; whisk into gluten-free flour mixture until well blended. Fold in chocolate.
  5. Scrape into prepared Bundt pan; bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until tester comes out clean.
  6. Let cool on rack for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool completely.


  1. Place chopped chocolate in heatproof bowl.
  2. In saucepan set over medium heat, heat cream, butter and corn syrup until bubbles form around edge.
  3. Pour over chocolate and let stand for 3 minutes.
  4. Whisk until smooth.
  5. Drizzle over cooled cake.


Garnish with available toppings, such as sliced almonds, pomegranate seeds or white chocolate shavings.

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