Delicious chocolate cake

This is a tasty chocolate cake which isn’t too rich. Tastes delicious and is light and fluffy.

Cake Ingredients

  • 225g dairy free spread (I use vitalite)
  • 225g Caster Sugar
  • 175g free from self Raising Flour
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Icing ingredients

  • 50g dairy free spread (I use vitalite
  • 175g icing sugar
  • 45g cocoa powder
  • 60ml dairy free single cream (I use asda free from)
  • Vermicelli


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Grease and line two 8” sandwich tins.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar before gradually beating in the eggs and vanilla extract.
  3. Fold in the flour and cocoa powder.
  4. Divide the mixture between the two tins and bake for 25 mins until firm to the touch.
  5. Remove from the oven and leave to cool before turning out onto a cooling rack.
  6. To make the icing, place the spread and cream into a bowl. Sieve and stir in the icing sugar and cocoa.
  7. Use the icing mix to sandwich the two sponges together and the remainder can be spread over the top of the cake. Decorate with vermicelli.



Published by Alison

Mum of the Braithwaite “difficult to feed” Family!

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