Ravneet Gill’s easy VEGAN Chocolate Cake

Are you looking for a n easy vegan chocolate cake recipe? Then look no further: 7 July is choclate day and it is time to celbrate!

 

Ravneet Gill’s Easy Vegan Chocolate Cake

 

easy vegan chocolate cake 

 

Ingredients for easy vegan chocolate cake 

 

Wet mix:

175ml oil

175g plant based yoghurt/coconut yoghurt

170ml water

100ml Plenish Oat Milk

1 medium avocado/ 100g avocado

5g instant coffee

Pinch of salt

 

Dry mix:

125g caster sugar

125g light brown sugar

80g cocoa powder

230g plain flour

10g bicarbonate of soda

5g baking powder

 

Ganache:

300ml Plenish Oat Milk

80g malt extract

300g dark chocolate, I used 72% original beans cru virunga

250g plant based ‘butter’, I used stork

 

Cake Method for easy vegan chocolate cake 

 

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees fan/180 degrees oven
  2. Grease 2 x 8 inch cake tins and line with parchment paper on the bottom, cut 2 extra circles of parchment paper and leave these aside
  3. Put all of the wet ingredients into a blender and blitz well
  4. Put all of the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix with a whisk to combine
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well to combine
  6. Divide the mixture between the 2 lined cake tins and put a circle of parchment paper on top of each cake mix
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until when a skewer is inserted it comes out clean
  8. Leave to rest for 20 minutes before flipping out onto a wire rack to cool completely

 

Ganache & Finishing Method for easy vegan chocolate cake 

 

  1. Warm the oat milk and malt extract together in a pan until steaming
  2. Add the chocolate in and mix well
  3. Blend with the plant based ‘butter’ and leave to sit for 1 hour
  4. Take one of the cakes and put it on a plate with a large lip, spoon some ganache on one side and put the other cake on top
  5. Pour ganache all over the top of the cake and put it in the fridge for 2 hours
  6. Use a small step palette knife to shape the ganache up the sides of the cake
  7. Put it on a clean plate and back in the fridge for another hour
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