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Egg-less chocolate cake with a ganache glaze

This is an egg-less cake recipe, and to make it vegan, you could substitute both with your favorite non-dairy beverage, like soy milk.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Egg-less chocolate cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 342kcal
Author Janice

Equipment

6in cake pan (3in deep)
OXO whisk
Cake tester
Cooling rack

Ingredients

For the cake

For the ganache

  • 170 grams (1 cup) dark chocolate
  • 125 mL (½ cup) whipping cream (35 % fat)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Prepare a 3-inch deep 6-inch cake pan Wilton pan from Amazon) by brushing the bottom and sides with melted butter and dusting it with cocoa, then lining the bottom with a round of parchment. Set aside.
  • Stir together the vinegar and the milk in a cup measurer and let it stand for a few minutes.
  • Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa into a large bowl. Whisk in the sugar. 
  • Add the oil, the vanilla, and the soured milk to the bowl with the dry ingredients. Stir (or whisk) to combine, just like cake mix.
  • Pour the batter in the prepared pan and bake it until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean (about 45 minutes).
  • Let the cake cool for 10 minutes before unmolding it onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • While the cake is cooling, prepare the ganache by heating the cream til it is hot and steamy, then pour it over the chocolate in a medium metal bowl.
  • Let the mixture stand for one minute, then stir slowly with a wooden spoon until the chocolate is melted and the ganache is fluid and smooth.
  • Let the ganache cool slightly to thicken while you set the wire rack with cooled cake over a rimmed baking sheet.
  • When the ganache has thickened slightly, pour it over the cooled cake. Transfer the cake to a cake stand to serve.

Notes

  • My favourite cocoa powder is Cacao Barry extra dark  cocoa powder, which you can buy from Amazon
  • For the ganache, I used I used Cacao Barry dark chocolate Amazon
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Nutrition

Calories: 342kcal