Vegan Chocolate Cake with White Frosting and Chocolate Ganache


This Vegan Chocolate Cake with White Frosting and Chocolate Ganache is an official entry in the So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Contest!

Recipe By: Dora Brewster

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake with White Frosting and Chocolate Ganache
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I love this Vegan Chocolate Cake, and so does my whole family!
Serves: 1 cake
  1. You are making the Ganache first as it needs time to set
  2. In a small sauce pan warm creamer until it begins to boil.
  3. Place chocolate in a bowl and pour warm creamer over top. Stir until smooth. Set aside for later.
  1. Preheat oven 350ºF. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in mixing bowl.
  3. Add yogurt, milk, oil, and vanilla, and mix until blended.
  4. Slowly add boiling water and mix well.
  5. Pour into prepared pans.
  6. Bake 30 to 35 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven, cool for 10 minutes.
  8. Put cake on plates. Cool completely.
  1. Cream buttery spread.
  2. Slowly mix in confectioner's sugar.
  3. Add creamer one tablespoon at a time to achieve desired consistency.
  1. Put frosting on top of 1st layer (thick)
  2. Top with top layer.
  3. Frost cake, top should be thick.
  4. Stir Ganache.
  5. Drizzle ganache on sides of cake.
  6. Carefully, cover top with ganache.
  7. Let cake sit for an hour or two to completely set.
I use 365 brand from Whole Foods (Editor's Note: Enjoy Life or Dream may be better options where milk allergies are a concern)
*I use Spectrum Walnut Oil (Editor's Note: Can use canola or grapeseed oil for nut-free)

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.