Desserts & Snacks, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Cake (Oil Free, Nut Free, Gluten Free)

Vegan Chocolate Cake (Oil Free, Nut Free, Gluten Free)

by: Meg Gray
Plant Fit Meg

Ingredients

Dry

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1.5 tsp baking soda

Wet

  • 1.5 cups shredded zucchini (about 1 large zucchini)
  • 1 cup plant-based milk
  • 1/2 cup date syrup (https://plantfitmeg.com/2020/07/15/date-syrup/)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract (or use vanilla powder with dry ingredients)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and line cake pan with parchment paper.
  2. Add dry ingredients to a large bowl, mix.
  3. Add wet ingredients and mix. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Scoop batter into lined cake pan and smooth the top.
  5. Bake for 55-65 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool completely.
  7. Top with frosting (see recipe below).

Chocolate Frosting (Oil Free, Refined Sugar Free, Nut Free)

by: Meg Gray
Plant Fit Meg

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to high-speed blender, and blend until smooth.
  2. Taste test. Add more date syrup for added sweetness or more cocoa if it’s too sweet.

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