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Vegan Chocolate Cake with decorations

Vegan Chocolate Cake

This is a great chocolate cake. It hardly uses any ingredients. NO egg?, NO dairy? You can make a cake just fine without them. Interchange coconut cream for cream and vegan chocolate for chocolate or visa versa. decorate with whatever you like. Cups mentioned in this recipe are Australian cup sizes
Cuisine cake
Servings 8


  • 225 gm plain flour 1.5 cups
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 Tablespoons cocoa powder Dutch/dark
  • 200 gm cater sugar 1 cup
  • 250 ml water 1 cup
  • 20 ml white vinegar (or any vinegar -1 Tablespoon )
  • 125 ml vegetable oil 1/2 cup
  • vanilla

For chocolate ganache:

  • 100 ml coconut cream or cream
  • 50 gm Vegan dark chocolate chopped


  • A bundt tin 22 cm. Set the oven to 170 C / 340 F
  • Put the flour, baking powder and sugar in a bowl with the cocoa powder. Add the water, vanilla, oil and vinegar. Mix until a smooth batter is formed
  • Thats it!. bake for approximately
  • Bake gently so that a hard crust is not formed . If your oven is very hot , cook it on 160 C
  • Warm 100 ml of coconut cream (or cream) till hot but not boiling. Remove from the heat and stir in 50 gm -dark chocolate (chopped) and stir till all the chocolate has melted


If you are not vegan make the ganache with regular chocolate and cream
In Australia there are several brands of good "Dutched" chocolate in the supermarket. try Plaistowe brand. when cocoa has been "Dutched" it is treated to strip it of its acidity leaving it darker and smoother.