Raw Triple Chocolate Cake

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This is a chocolate dream!

Today I made a quite decadent smooth & cool raw triple chocolate cake for you. Sometimes you simply have to sin…  but no need for a bad consciousness as this is raw, vegan and good for you. It does not contain any processed foods like refined sugars, flours, baking powder etc.

A cocoa and nut base topped by a layer of white and another layer of vegan milk chocolate. It also has an amazing fudge glaze that cracks when you dig in.

I promise every Chocoholic like me will fall in love when giving this a taste 🙂

I love white chocolate and was really missing it since going vegan so I decided to come up with my own white chocolate creations. This cake tastes amazing with a cocoa base, vegan milk and white chocolate layer – smooth and indulgent. You can either eat it chilled or leave it out to soften to get a more mousse-like consistency!

Unlike ordinary cakes, this raw food variant does not have to be baked, but instead- as the name implies – is prepared with raw ingredients. Following a healthy diet vs. sweet cravings – one does not have to exclude the other. This delicious cake, like my other raw recipes, supports a healthy lifestyle as it consists entirely of fresh & healthy ingredients. I do not use flour or sugar in my raw recipes but instead use nuts like almonds or cashews, fresh fruit and dates. This is not only a treat for your taste-buds, but also incredibly nutritious: nuts contain abundant amounts of protein, fibre and healthy fats. The dates and fruit are rich in minerals, calcium, copper, zinc, potassium, magnesium and contain many vitamins – who would have thought that a cake can be so healthy while being so delicious?

I used a 23cm diameter spring form. If you are a very serious raw foodie, substitute the maple syrup with agave.

A heads up: if you need/or want a cake asap this isn’t the one for you, this needs to stay in the fridge for at least 6-8 hours

Prep time Cook time Total Time
20 min 0 min – freezing time: 8hrs, thawing time: 3 hrs 20 min

Allergy advice:
Contains nuts and fruit sugar


Ingredients:

Crust:

  • 145g soaked or soft dates
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 200g almonds or (100g hazelnuts/ 100g almonds)
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder

Filling:

White chocolate layer:

  • 250g overnight soaked cashews
  • 45g soaked or soft dates
  • 50g cocoa butter
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/8 cup vanilla

Milk chocolate layer:

  • 250g overnight soaked cashews
  • 45g soaked or soft dates
  • 50g cocoa butter or refined coconut oil
  • 4 tbsp almond milk
  • 4 tbsp raw cocoa powder
  • Pinch of salt

Fudge Glaze:

  • 6 tbsp maple syrup
  • 4 tbsp melted refined coconut oil or cocoa butter
  • 1 tbsp vanilla

Instructions:

  1. To make cutting and serving of this cake really easy, cut out a 24cm diameter circle of parchment paper
  2. Line the cake dish with the parchment paper circle
  3. Get the strawberries out of the freezer
  4. Blend the almonds and zest in your food processor – blend until the mixture is mostly floury but still slightly crunchy
  5. Add the dates and blend again until you get a sticky dough
  6. Scoop out the mixture directly into your lined cake dish and press down until it becomes a uniform base
  7. And it is already time to make the first filling: Drain the cashew nuts and blend half in blender or food processor until smooth. Add the dates and blend again, then add the remaining ingredients and as a last step the melted cocoa butter
  8. Pour on the crust and smoothen with a spatula and place in freezer
  9. Then it is time for the second filling: Drain the remaining cashew nuts and blend in blender or food processor until smooth. Then add the remaining ingredients and as a last step the melted cocoa butter or refined coconut oil
  10. Take cake out of the freezer and pour on the first layer and smoothen with a spatula
  11. Now freeze for 6-8 hours or overnight.
  12. On the next day take it out at least 3 hours before you want to eat it at room temperature or 4 hours if you keep it in the fridge
  13. Make the fudge glaze by stirring together all ingredients and glaze right after you took the cake out of the freezer as this will get you a solid glaze that melts in your mouth!
  14. Decorate it if you wish 🙂 et voilà!


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