Dairy Free Chocolate Cake

    Dairy Free Chocolate Cake


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    About this recipe: This dairy free chocolate cake uses mayonnaise to get that richness and flavour that you'd expect from a dairy-laden cake. Don't be put off - it is delicious! Use regular full-fat mayonnaise for best results.

    Serves: 24 

    • 375g plain flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
    • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
    • 5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 300g caster sugar
    • 350g mayonnaise
    • 350ml water
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease two 23cm round cake tins.
    2. Mix flour, bicarb, baking powder, cocoa and sugar into a large bowl. Stir in mayonnaise. Gradually add water and vanilla and blend until smooth. Pour cake mixture into prepared tins.
    3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 30 minutes. Cool, remove from tins, and ice with your favourite chocolate icing if desired.

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    Hello there has it got to be mayonnaise that you use ? - 13 Jun 2012


    This is not actually dairy free, as mayonnaise has eggs in, and eggs are classed as dairy. - 15 Feb 2015

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