Vegan Red Wine Chocolate Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
RecipeCuisine: General
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Serves: 13 to 15 slices
 
Eggless Red Wine Chocolate Cake is easy to make and the frosting is vegan.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 3 tbsp flax seed + 6 tbsp lukewarm water
  • 135 gms dark brown sugar ( I prefer less sugar you could add more)
  • 6 tbsp vegetable oil Or olive oil ( I used vegetable oil)
  • 175 ml red wine of any good brand ( I used Sula WIne) or apple sauce
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence Or extract Or powder
  • 140 gms flour ( I used half wheat flour and half refined flour)
  • 40 gms cocoa powder
  • a pinch of cinnamon powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
Frosting:
  • 4 to 5 tbsp hersheys chocolate syrup Or sauce
  • some chocolate candies
  • some pistachio flakes
How to make the recipe?
  1. Preheat oven at 180°C for ten to fifteen mins before baking. Grease the pan with oil and place a parchment paper at the bottom.
  2. Sift flour, cocoa powder, salt, vanilla powder if using, corn flour, baking powder and cinnamon powder. Keep aside.
  3. Dry roast the flax seed for 3 to 4 mins on low fire. Allow to cool grind them into a processor until fine powder is formed. Add lukewarm water to it and allow to rest for 5 to 7 mins.
  4. Beat oil with sugar until they blend well. Add flax paste and beat on medium speed until they all blend well.
  5. Now add some parts of wine and some parts of sifted dry ingredients alternatively. Mix all nicely. The mixture might be little runny that's okay.
  6. Bake in preheated oven at 170°C for 40-45 mins Or once the skewer comes out clean from the center.
  7. Allow the cake to cool for 15 to 20 mins. Unmould the cake gently. Place in the fridge. Once the cake is nicely chilled. Spread the chocolate sauce all over the cake. Sprinkle some chocolate candies at the sides of the cake. Spread some pistachios flakes at the center of the cake.
  8. Serve the eggless chocolate cake warm or chilled.
Notes
1. You could add more sugar if you wish as I prefer less sweet.
2. Also you could add nuts and make some variation.
3. If the cake isn't baked keep for some more time in oven. But don't over bake the cake.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/vegan-red-wine-chocolate-cake/