Vegan Peanut Butter Zig Zag Melted Ice Cream Cake


This Vegan Peanut Butter Zig Zag Melted Ice Cream Cake is an official entry in the So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Contest!

Recipe By: Grant G

Vegan Peanut Butter Zig Zag Melted Ice Cream Cake

Vegan Peanut Butter Zig Zag Melted Ice Cream Cake
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Serves: 1 cake
For the Cake
  • ½ pint So Delicious Chocolate Peanut Butter Dairy-Free Frozen Dessert1-1/2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 4-1/2 tablespoons water
  • 1-1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup dairy-free buttery spread (such as Earth Balance)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • ½ cup dairy-free buttery spread
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon safflower oil (or other neutral-tasting oil)
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup vanilla dairy-free creamer (such as So Delicious French Vanilla Coconut Milk Creamer)
For the Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF
  2. Get ice cream out of the freezer and set aside in a bowl allowing to melt.
  3. Mix flax and water in small bowl and set aside.
  4. Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a medium mixing bowl.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the buttery spread, sugar, flax mixture and vanilla. Add in the melted ice cream.
  6. Gradually add in the flour mixture
  7. Pour into a greased 9-inch cake pan.
  8. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  9. Cool completely before adding frosting and ganache.
  1. Mix together the flour and cocoa, and set aside.
  2. Mix the buttery spread, sugar, oil and peanut butter with an electric mixer on medium for one minute. Blend in the creamer, followed by the flour mixture.
  3. Refrigerate for 10 to 30 min before frosting cake
  1. Combine ingredients and heat in small saucepan until melted. Drizzle over cake.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food 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, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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