Sauerkraut chocolate cake

Sauerkraut chocolate cake

Total: 1 hr 20 Min. | Active: 30 Min.
vegan, lactose-free
Nutritional value / piece: 202 kcal
, Fat: 11 g
, Carbohydrate: 21 g
, Protein: 4 g

I must have baked well over 100 chocolate cakes in my lifetime but none have tasted as delicious as this one! The unusual main ingredient (sauerkraut) makes this cake extremely juicy and – whether you believe it or not – you won't taste the sauerkraut! As sauerkraut is very high in Vitamin C and the cake itself contains very little sugar, you can also eat it for breakfast with a clear conscience.


12 pieces


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Cake mixture

150 g raw sauerkraut
50 g oil (room temperature)
80 g coconut palm sugar
1 tsp vanilla paste
140 g spelt flour
65 g cocoa powder, unsweetened
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp sodium bicarbonate
1 pinch sea salt
300 ml oat drink
1 tsp white wine vinegar

Icing & decoration

100 g dark chocolate, chopped
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 handful cashew nuts or cacao nibs
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One loaf tin (approx. 25 cm, metal or silicone), ideally greased

How it's done

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Cake mixture

Rinse the sauerkraut in cold water, squeeze out the liquid and chop finely. Combine the margarine, coconut palm sugar and vanilla paste. In another bowl, mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, sodium bicarbonate and salt. Add the sauerkraut, margarine and flour mixture, mix well. Pour in the oat drink and vinegar, mix well once again. Transfer the cake mixture to the prepared tin.

Bake for approx. 50 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 170°C. Allow to cool a little, remove from the tin.

Icing & decoration

Melt the chocolate and coconut oil in a bain-marie, spread over the warm cake, decorate with nuts or cacao nibs.


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