double chocolate vegan birthday cake
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Double chocolate vegan birthday cake

This recipe for double chocolate vegan birthday cake is easy, delicious and it is chocolate cake. Do I need to say more?
30 mins
25 mins
55 mins
8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup almond or soy milk
  • 1 cup of dark coffee or water
  • 2/3 cup of melted coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup semi-dark sweet chocolate in small pieces
  • .
  • 2 cups of dates pitted
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • .
  • 5 ounces of dark semi-sweet chocolate in chunks
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  • Prepare two cake molds with coconut oil, so the cake doesn't stick.
  • In a large bowl mix the flour, cocoa, baking powder, sugar, salt. Mix well and make a hole in the center.
  • Pour milk, coffee, vanilla, and vinegar. Mix well add the coconut oil and then add the chopped dark chocolate. Mix and divide the batter into the baking molds.
  • Bake for 20 -25 minutes or until a clean toothpick comes out when you insert it into the center of the cake. Remove from oven and cool.
  • Meanwhile, soak the dates in a bowl with the cup of boiling water. When they are soft, put them in the food processor along with cocoa, vanilla, and salt. Pulse it until a paste is formed. Then turn on the food processor and gradually empty the water where the dates were soaked. Turn off the food processor when a smoother paste is formed.
  • In a separate bowl mix this paste of dates and cocoa with the grated coconut.
  • When the cake is at room temperature, put the mixture of dates on one side and top with the other.
  • If you want, you can cover the whole cake with the mixture of dates and coconut.
  • To make the chocolate ganache to cover the cake just melt dark chocolate in a double broiler. When melted add a cup of coconut cream. Frost the cake as you use to.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: vegan birthdaycake, vegan chocolate birthdaycake
Author: Piloncillo&Vainilla