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Vegan chocolate cake -basic recipe

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Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 30 minutes

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12 cup cakes

Basic recipe for a vegan chocolate cake, can be used to make buns or a cake

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  • Self Raising Flour 1.5 cups
  • Muscovado sugar 1 cup
  • High quality sunflour or rapeseed Oil 1/3 cup
  • Coconut 1/3 cup
  • Cocoa Powder 1/3 cup
  • salt 1/2 tsp
  • Cold water 1 cup


  1. Put the ingredients together in a bowl and mix thoroughly.

  2. Either put them in to cup cake cases or a lined 8 inch tin

  3. Cook for about 30 mins in a medium oven i.e. 180 Celsius

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19th Mar, 2017
What type of coconut should I use in this - not sure if it's dessicated, fresh or something else? Thanks.
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