Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Mud Cake
A recipe from Triumph of the Lentil: Soy-Free Vegan Wholefoods for all Appetites. Don’t be fooled by the zucchini in the title. This is actually a decadent tasting vegan mud cake. Made in a bundt pan it is thin and crispy on the outside and moist and dense on the inside, so much that it doesn’t need any icing or accompaniments. Tto make it a bit fancier-looking you could drizzle it with melted vegan chocolate or icing. This mixture also makes delicious muffins, making 24 medium sized ones.
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Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Mud Cake Recipe
¾ cup chickpea flour (besan)
1 teaspoon baking soda (bicarbonate of soda)
Preheat the oven to 375F (175C). Grease and flour a large bundt pan or some muffin tins.
For muffins, bake for 20 to 25 minutes. This recipe makes 24 muffins or 1 bundt cake of Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Mud Cake.
About the author: Hilda is the author of Triumph of the Lentil: Soy-Free Vegan Wholefoods for all Appetites
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what is the purpose of adding the zucchini in the recipe? is it more for texture or fullness or flavor?
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thanks for sharing this! Very yummy.
This is a fantastic recipe and the cake turned out perfectly. I cut down the sugar to 1 cup and for the flour used a blend of wheat, quinoa and tapioca starch. The mix was pretty stiff but it rose well and had a wonderful crumb which collapsed delightfully into the muddy texture you'd hope for in a mud cake. I iced it thinly with a mix of butter, black cherry jam, cocoa and icing sugar using a pastry brush which gave the still warm cake a seductive dark sheen. I love it! This recipe is a keeper. Thank you!
This is a seriously delicious and moist chocolate cake. Not one of those "it's good for being vegan" cakes - just a seriously delicious cake - period. I served it with a pomegranate sauce - wow.
I made this today gave it my own spin and I have to say it is better than I thought. It is moist, scrumptious and delicious! And from this I have created several variations even vanilla cake! Great base recipe!