If you love coffee and you love chocolate this is the recipe for you. This Vegan Chocolate Coffee Cake from the GoodnessMe Box kitchen is DELISH. Topped with a cashew & coconut frosting it’s the perfect healthy sweet treat.

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Ingredients (serves 16)

  • 450g mashed banana
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp Organic Mountain coffee
  • 3 cups almond meal
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed meal
  • 1 cup raw cacao powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked for at least 2 hours
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup coconut butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C fan-forced and line a cake tin with baking paper.
  2. Blend bananas, maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla and espresso powder in a blender or food processor until smooth and creamy.
  3. In a bowl combine the almond meal, flaxseed, cacao powder and baking powder.
  4. Pour the banana mixture over the dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  5. Spoon into a prepared baking tin and smooth out the top.
  6. Bake for 1 hour or until a tooth pick comes out clean.
  7. Meanwhile combine all of the frosting ingredients into a blender until smooth.
  8. Once the cake is cool spread over frosting and top with raspberries and coconut.

Oh my goodness! How good does this look? Let us know your thoughts once you've whipped up this little beauty! If you're after similar recipes, you might like to have a look at a few of these:  

  • all my friends loved it ! so delicious!

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  • this really is the most beautiful chocolate cake.

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  • This is the kind of recipe I need to share with my brother and his family. Could I just use any organic coffee?

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  • yummo thanks for sharing

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  • This sounds amazing!! Im definitely going to have to give it a go ! :)

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  • Sounds interesting, a long list but sure seems worth it for such a cake,

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  • I have vegan friends and I am always looking for new recipes to try or to send to them

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  • Looks interesting, thank you for sharing.

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  • Oh my god! this looks amazing and serves 16. awesome!

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  • Oh my this looks delicious ????

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  • I love coffee anything, so a cake ticks all the boxes for me. This recipe has many ingredients I don’t have in my pantry, or know of, but I think I can work with it.

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  • This looks so delicious!


    • Great recipe that meets so many dietary requirements.

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  • Looks good. I would have to go to a health food store to pick up some of these ingredients but looking forward to trying this one out.

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  • Sounds like good ingredients love a good coffee treat tha ks for sharing

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  • This looks very enticing. Wonder if mine will turn out as good

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