2 full cups of flour or gluten free flour
1 3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup raw cocoa
1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla or 1 bean
2 cups of non dairy milk
1/4 cup vegan sour cream or vegan mayo
1/2 cup applesauce
Chocolate cream cheese frosting:
1 package tofutti cream cheese
1 cup melted vegan chocolate chips add more chocolate if you like 🙂
1/2 cup pwd sugar
1/2 cup non dairy milk
1/4 cup vegan sour cream
For the cake:
Preheat oven to 375•f. Spray inside or an 8″ cake pan. (I make 1 large layer that I slice in half, but you can split between 2 pans if that’s easier for you)
In a medium bowl, combine dry ingredients.
Add the milk, mayo or sour, and apple sauce one at a time and mix until combined.
Next, pour into your cake pans.
Bake for 35-45 minutes, until a tester comes out clean.
Allow the can to cool before frosting. You can put it in the freezer if you’re in a hurry.
You can make this the day before or while baking the cake.
Melt the chips in a pan or microwave. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. 😉
Let the frosting chill in the fridge for about 30 minutes so its no too runny.
Trim the cake top down by removing the bulbous part on top!
Now either slice your large layer in half or separate your 2 cakes.
Spread frosting on the bottom layer and place the second one on top. (Place upside down so the flat part is up and the cake will look better)
Frost the top and sides!
You can decorate however you’d like. I Made a minion from despicable me “fall” into the center and wrote on top using chocolate.
You can buy writing gels and chocolates from the store, or melt some chips and put in a ziplock bag, clip one corner and instant pen!
Hope you like this, it’s so yummy and chocolatie! The frosting is light and a twist on your everyday chocolate!
Enjoy with someone special! I did! Happy birthday to my hubbie!