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:  
  • I’m going to have to try the frosting even on it’s own. Sounds great

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  • oh this does look interesting …i love the ingredients . A nice healthy treat.

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  • Sounds like it would taste delicious, however it seems like it would be quite high in fat. I’d love to know what to use in stead of almond meal too so that I could make it and my kids can take some to school.

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  • I’m sure a lot of people who read this recipe will work out how to convert other recipes to vegan.

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  • Who doesn’t like chocolate? I would love to make this for my vegan friend.

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  • Never made a vegan cake before, not sure about coconut butter and oil though

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  • I appreciate the normality of ingredients – can nearly bake these with what’s in the cupboard but often struggle with some alternative recipes.
    Is there a replacement for flaxseed? Wondering if I can use something else?

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  • Beautiful !

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  • 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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