Vegan Chocolate Cake
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Serves: one 9" cake
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 + ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 + ½ tsp espresso powder
  • ¾ cups cocoa powder
  • 1 + ½ cups boiling hot water
  • 1 cup organic brown sugar
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  2. Pre-heat your oven to 180*C. Line a 9" pan with parchment paper.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda,salt, espresso powder and cocoa powder
  4. Pour the hot water into a large bowl. Add brown sugar, vegetable oil and vinegar. Mix well.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Do not over mix- mix only until well combined and there are no flour pockets in the batter.
  6. Pour the batter into a prepared cake tin and bake at 180*C for 30-40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  7. Cover with dark chocolate, melted with one teaspoon of vegetable oil.
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