Vegan Chocolate Cake (Ve)

Vegan Chocolate Cake (Ve)

A cake for all! Ideal for a celebration cake - whether that be a vegan friend's birthday or an event where you have to cater to a variety of diets. This is a simple no-brainer recipe for everyone to enjoy.

This cake may have avocados in but it is not the healthiest, remember it's a celebration cake not an every day recipe. However, there is no denying this vegan cake recipe is absolutely delicious!


285g self-rising flour, sifted 

225g caster sugar 

1 ½ tsp baking powder 

200g Vegan Mayonnaise - we recommend Lucy's Dressings

4 tbs cocoa powder 

8 floz boiling water 

1 tsp vanilla extract 

For the icing 

2 ripe avocados 

2 tbs coconut oil, melted 

4 tbs cocoa powder 

4 tbs maple syrup 

160g Vegan 70% Chocolate 

Pinch salt - optional 

2 x 7-inch sandwich tins lined 


  1. Preheat oven to 180c / 160 fan. 
  2. Place the flour, sugar, baking powder and mayonnaise in a large bowl and whisk together with an electric hand whisk until there are no lumps.
  3. Dissolve the cocoa in the boiling water and whisk into the mixture with the vanilla extract until thoroughly blended. 
  4. Divide the mixture between the 2 tins and bake for 20 -25 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  5. Turn out to cooling rack and allow to cool.
  6. When cooled, ice and decorate to your heart's content by mixing all ingredients.
  7. Eat and enjoy!!

Recipe by the wonderful Lucy's Dressings in partnership with DR.VEGAN.

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