Chocolate Cake


Vegan chocolate cake with berries

Trying vegan doesn’t mean giving up chocolate cake. Try out this plant-based chocolate cake recipe for yourself!

Serves 8.
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes


  • 300 g soya spread (baking & spreading) (room temperature)
  • 300 g fine raw cane sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 300 g spelt flour
  • 200 g plant-based alternative to yogurt sweetened with agave
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 75 g cacao powder
  • 75 ml rice-coconut chocolate drink or similar plant-based alternative
  • 1 pinch of salt



  • Preheat the oven to 185°C.
  • Beat the Provamel baking & spreading and the sugar for 5 mins with a whisker or food processor, until you are left with a light texture and until the sugars is dissolved.
  • Add the vanilla and the plant-based alternative to yogurt and fold gently.
  • Sieve the flower in 3 times over the batter and gently fold until the flour is dissolved.
  • Do the same with the cacao powder.
  • Finally add the rice-coconut chocolate drink or similar plant-based alternative.
  • Stir well until you have a smooth batter.
  • In the meantime grease 2 baking tins with a diameter of 18cm.
  • Cover them with a layer of flour.
  • Divide the batter equally over the tins and bake for 25 to 30 mins.
  • Let it cool for 5 mins in the tin and afterwards let it further cool outside the tin.


  • Fill the bottom of a cooking pot with some water.
  • Put a bowl on top of the pot. Make sure the water does not touch the bowl.
  • Let the water come to a boiling point, but don’t let it further boil.
  • Put the following ingredients in the bowl and stir until you have a shiny mixture and the chocolate is molten: 300 g powdered sugar, 200 g Provamel baking and spreading, 5 tbsp Rice-Coconut-Chocolate drink, 100 g vegan chocolate, 2 tbsp cacao powder.
  • Let it cool.
  • Cover the top of 1 cake with part of the frosting.
  • Sprinkle with the raspberries, red berries and other berries.
  • Put the 2nd cake on top of this and gently push.
  • Generously cover the top with the frosting and decorate.

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