Cakes

Gluten-Free Vegan Black Forest Cake

This Gluten-Free Vegan Black Forest Cake is super chocolatey, rich and creamy, and filled with sweet, juicy cherries.

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For the cake:
8 tablespoons coconut oil (or sub olive or vegetable oil)
230 ml (1 cup) milk, any kind
1 tablespoon vinegar (ensure gluten-free if necessary)
8 tablespoons maple syrup (or sub any other sweetener)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
150 g (1 1/4 cup) ground almonds
150 g (1 1/4 cup) gluten-free flour (or sub plain flour if not gluten-free)
2 teaspoons baking power (ensure gluten-free if necessary)
1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
For the filling:
1 x 400g (14oz) tin coconut milk*
2 tablespoons maple syrup (or sub any other sweetener)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Splash of liqueur of choice (kirsch, brandy or Amaretto would work well - ensure vegan/gluten-free if necessary)
200 g (7oz) cherries (fresh, tinned, jarred or frozen, or cherry jam)
To decorate:
200 g (7oz) cherries (fresh, tinned, jarred or frozen)
For the chocolate sauce**:
2 tablespoons coconut oil
2 tablespoons maple syrup (or sub any other sweetener)
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
For the cake: Preheat oven to 180 degrees (350 degrees) Place the coconut oil in a large bowl and melt over a saucepan of boiling water or in the microwave (skip this step if not using any other oil) Once...
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Nutritions

Calories
19479

Sodium
5334mg
222% DV

Fat
277g
426% DV

Protein
566g
1132% DV

Carbs
3574g
1215% DV

Fiber
304g
1219% DV