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Dairy free chocolate cake

This yummy recipe is so easy to make and it tastes delicious. It is also perfect for special kind of diets because there is no regular milk in it, but this cake is so good that everybody will love it.

Dairy free chocolate recipe

Dairy free chocolate cake

Dairy free chocolate cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 200 g light soft brown sugar
  • 150 ml olive oil
  • 3 Co-operative British free range eggs
  • 50 g cocoa powder
  • 200 g self raising flour
  • 100 ml unsweetened soya milk, warmed
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

For the icing:

  • 150 g icing sugar, plus extra for dusting
  • 20 g cocoa powder
  • 4 tbsp boiling water, or enough to make the right consistency


  1. Preheat oven to 170C/fan 150C/ Gas 4. Grab strips of greaseproof paper and lightly oil them. Base line a 22cm ring tin.
  2. For a few minutes, beat the sugar and oil. Slowly add the eggs with a little of the cocoa powder and flower. Beat every time you put an egg in.
  3. Put in the remaining cocoa and flour. Mix the bicarb and milk together, add to the bowl and stir it well. Pour into the tin and bake for 30min, bake for 10min more covered with greaseproff paper, then cool and turn out.
  4. Mix icing ingredients together, pour over the cooled cake and leave to set. Final thing, dust with icing sugar then slice.

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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Dairy free chocolate cake

Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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Monday 11th of April 2016

Thanks Helen for yummy recipe. I also tired it at home for my Wife and she really loved it. Thanks for sharing

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