Vegan Black Joe Cake with Creamy Peanut Butter Frosting
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Take the cake to he next level of flavor and make it a poke cake. Here is a simple recipe for Chocolate Java Syrup you can use to smother the cake in even more chocolate!
: dessert, vegan
Cuisine: vegan
Serves: 12
  • Dry ingredients
  • 3 cups (13 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 1¾ cups sugar
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Wet Ingredients
  • ½ cup vegetable oil or melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup strong coffee
  1. Sift the dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl; set aside. In a small mixing bowl, whisk the wet ingredients.
  2. Add the wet to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. The batter will be thin.
  3. Pour into a 9” x 13” baking pan prepared with cooking spray. Bake in a preheated 350ºF oven for 40-45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  4. Using a straw, poke 12 holes in the cake. Pour the cooled Chocolate Syrup over the cake. When the syrup has been absorbed, spread with Creamy Peanut Butter Frosting.
Recipe by phoebe's pure food at