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Eggless Chocolate Cake
Cook Time
40 mins
Eggless Chocolate Cake - deep chocolate vegan cake; with or without cherries; simple yet extravagant.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: eggless chocolate cake
Servings: 16
Author: dieTTaste
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups scant brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 pounds cherries, roughly enough cherries to cover the bottom of your cake pan (optional)
  • 5 oz semisweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy milk or 1/2 cup whipping cream
  1. In a large bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt, and brown sugar.
  2. In another bowl, combine oil, water, coffee granules, almond extract, vanilla extract and lemon juice.
  3. Pour liquid ingredients into dry ingredients and mix briefly.
  4. Pour half of the batter into 10 inch (24.5 cm; 15 cups or 3.5 liters volume) springform pan lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle with pitted cherries and top with another half of the batter.
  5. Bake for about 35-40 minutes in preheated 350 F (175 C) oven. Let cool.
  6. To make GANACHE: heat cream (or non-dairy milk), add chocolate and stir constantly on low heat until chocolate is melted. Wait for ganache to cool to room temperature and use to frost the cake.