Easy 5 ingredient chocolate cake

5 ingredient chocolate cake

This is a super easy and surprisingly delicious chocolate cake. We did 5 versions of it yesterday and this version got 10/10 feedback! Its perfect for anyone that is new to baking. We serve it with some whipped #vegan cream and berries. 5 minutes to make, 30 minutes to bake Serves 8-10 slices




  • 200 g all purpose white flour
  • 70 g cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 180 g coconut sugar/caster/muscovado sugar
  • 130 g sunflower oil
  • 500 boiling water


  • Preheat the oven to 180C
  • Sieve the flour and cacao powder into a mixing bowl. Add the baking powder and sugar and mix well together.
  • Add the oil and boiling water and fold all the ingredients into a consistent cake batter.
  • Line a spring form cake tin with baking parchment.
  • Pour the batter into lined lined spring form cake tin, put in the oven and bake for 30 minutes at 180C.
  • Test that it is cooked through by sticking a tooth pick/knife and seeing that it comes out clean, if it doesn’t come out clean then bake for another 5-10 minutes until it comes out clean.
  • Remove and leave to cool.
  • Decorate with frosting of choice or serve plain with some whipped vegan cream and berries.


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