Christmas Vegan Chocolate Oil Cake

Vegan Chocolate Oil Cake

Vegan Chocolate Oil Cake

This christmas vegan chocolate oil cake is totally vegan and gluten free and really easy to make. It is perfect alternative to the average chocolate cake. 


  • 150ml olive oil
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 125ml boiling water
  • 3/4 cup apple sauce
  • 2tsp vanilla extract
  • 125g gluten free plain flour or almond flour
  • 1tbsp gluten free self raising flour
  • 200g coconut sugar
  • 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda


  1. Preheat the oven to 170c
  2. Grease your cake tin with some oil 
  3. Sift the cocoa powder into a bowl and whisk in the boiling water until it is a smooth runny paste, then add in and whisk the vanilla extract
  4. In another bowl mix all your flours and bicarbonate of soda
  5. In another bowl mix your apple sauce, olive oil and eggs and beat until thick
  6. Pour in the cocoa mix and then add in the flours and whisk
  7. Pour into your tin and bake for 40-45mins and lift out and allow to cool before decorating and eating

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