Vegan blood orange chocolate cake

Vegan blood orange chocolate cake

Total: 55 Min. | Active: 25 Min.
vegan, lactose-free
Nutritional value / piece: 546 kcal
, Fat: 31 g
, Carbohydrate: 59 g
, Protein: 6 g

A vegan blood orange chocolate cake for cold days. If you're a fan of the orange and chocolate combo, then you'll love blood orange and chocolate! This moist, chocolatey cake comes with bitter-sweet blood orange frosting, giving it a unique look and taste. The cake is made without egg or butter, and is also a great option for novice bakers as it is so easy to make.


8 pieces


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Dry ingredients

180 g light spelt flour
20 g Maizena cornflour
60 g cocoa powder
100 g sugar
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp sodium bicarbonate
½ tsp salt

Liquid ingredients

2 blood oranges, rinsed in hot water, use a little grated zest and 100 ml of juice and 3 tbsp set aside for the frosting
1 dl oat drink
1 dl olive oil or rapeseed oil


150 g margarine, soft
200 g icing sugar
100 g vegan cream cheese (e.g. Simply V)
2 drops red food colouring
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How it's done

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Dry ingredients

In a large bowl, mix the flour with all the other ingredients up to and including the salt.

Liquid ingredients

Pour the orange juice, oat milk and oil into the dry ingredients, mix to form a homogeneous batter. Transfer to the prepared tin.

To bake

Approx. 30 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 175 °C (convection). Remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly, remove the tin frame, leave to cool on a cooling rack.


Beat together the margarine and icing sugar using the whisk on a hand mixer until the mixture becomes lighter in colour. Add the cream cheese, reserved orange juice and food colouring, mix briefly. Spread the frosting over the cake, smooth down.

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