Dark Chocolate Cake

Updated: Jun 6, 2018

Looking for a quick, easy and absolutely delicious vegan chocolate cake recipe? This is THE ultimate celebration cake for all you cake lovers out there.

Dark Chocolate Cake

Serves 8


220g white spelt flour (any plain/pastry flour will work)

80g cacao powder

2tsp bi carb 

1tsp baking powder

1/2tsp salt

150g coconut palm sugar (or unrefined caster sugar)

400ml non dairy milk

2tsp apple cider or white vinegar

2tsp vanilla extract

125ml melted coconut oil/rapeseed oil


2 avocados

1tsp vanilla extract

150g dark chocolate or  80g cacao powder

maple syrup to taste


Preheat oven to 165c, prep 2 - 6inch cake pans (or 1- 8 inch pan for a single layer cake) 

Sift together the flour and cacao then add all of the dry ingredients,

make sure they are well combined

In a separate bowl, mix together all of the wet ingredients

combine the wet and dry 

make sure to not over mix

pour the mixture into the prepared pans

bake for 20-25 mins 

while cake is baking, make the frosting

using a hand mixer/food processor  cream the avocado until smooth together until completely smooth, 

add in melted chocolate/cacao and vanilla and maple syrup if you would like it sweeter. mix until combined 

set in fridge until cake is cooled

once cakes are completely cooled, frost and decorate!

Add sprinkles or chocolate shavings for fun & texture!

Share your bakes by tagging us in social media #cookieandbiscuitbakes or commenting below! 

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Cookie& Biscuit was founded by Danae Dade in 2013, determined to make delectable treats for her daughter and then the community at large. From local farmers markets, press days, shipping brownies all over the UK and of course baking special occasion cakes that everyone can enjoy, Danae is passionate about spreading vegan treats far and wide. 

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