I just made this vegan cake.u00c2u00a0 The glazing on top is still wet.u00c2u00a0u00c2u00a0 Before preparing flaounes, I made this very easy cake and muffins as I wanted to use the oven so that the kitchen was warm, for the dough to rise.

This is one of the easiest cakes to make as you just mix all the ingredients together. It does not contain any eggs or milk which makes it perfect for those fasting.u00c2u00a0 In the muffins I added some Corinthian currants and black currants.u00c2u00a0 I used black and white couverture chocolate for the glazing which are vegan.

I used my silicone cake bundt form which is not very big so the remaining I made the muffins.u00c2u00a0 I prepared tsourekia yesterday which are filled with a chestnut puree and I glazed them with white and dark chocolate.u00c2u00a0 I melted more chocolate and used the remaining to glaze the cake and muffins.

Vegan Chocolate-Orange Cake

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Baking time: about 1 hour

Makes:u00c2u00a0 1 20 cm bundt cake and 12 muffins


  • 2 1/2+ cups (430 grams) self raising flour
  • 1 cup ground blanched almonds (165 grams)
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn oil
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Corinthian currants and Black currants (about 3 tablespoons)

For Chocolate ganache

See recipe here. I did not add the cream but just mixed some margarine in the chocolate.


  1. Put all fluids in a bowl and slightly beat with a whisk (no mixer needed).
  2. Combine all the dry ingredients and mix.
  3. Add dry ingredients and mix with a spoon.
  4. Grease a 26 cm baking pan with corn oil , dust with flour and empty batter or use the silicone bundt form (without greasing) and lined muffin tins.
  5. Bake cake for about an hour in a preheated oven at 170C until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.u00c2u00a0 Bake the muffins for about 25 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool and cover with chocolate ganache.

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  1. [...] Very Easy Vegan Chocolate-Oranage Cake and Muffins kopiaste.org/2010/04/very-easy-vegan-chocolate-oranage-cake-and-muffins – view page – cached I just made this vegan cake. The glazing on top is still wet. Before preparing flaounes, I made this very easy cake and muffins as I wanted to use the oven so that the kitchen was warm, for the dough to rise. Filter tweets [...]

  2. u00ceu009f/u00ceu0097 sowmya u00ceu00bbu00ceu00adu00ceu00b5u00ceu00b9:

    thats a awesome recipe..i just love the combination of orange and chocolate..made a cake yesterday with chcocolate and orange too..loved it..

  3. u00ceu009f/u00ceu0097 heni u00ceu00bbu00ceu00adu00ceu00b5u00ceu00b9:

    Everything looks so goood there, if I lived closer I would be knocking on your door right now! Bookmarking these to try out!

  4. u00ceu009f/u00ceu0097 svgpriya u00ceu00bbu00ceu00adu00ceu00b5u00ceu00b9:

    wonderful & fantastic.. nice clicks..

  5. u00ceu009f/u00ceu0097 Maria u00ceu00bbu00ceu00adu00ceu00b5u00ceu00b9:

    I can't tell you how long it has been since I have had flaounes!!
    The cake looks delicious … as does your entire table of tsourekia, lenten cakes and Easter eggs. Kali Anastasi Ivy!

  6. u00ceu009f/u00ceu0097 mylittleexpatkitchen u00ceu00bbu00ceu00adu00ceu00b5u00ceu00b9:

    Ivy these look so good. Give me chocolate any time!
    Καλu00ceu00ae Ανu00ceu00acσταση και Καλu00cfu008c Πu00ceu00acσχα σου εu00cfu008dχομαι!

  7. u00ceu009f/u00ceu0097 Teresa u00ceu00bbu00ceu00adu00ceu00b5u00ceu00b9:

    Ivy, what a marvelous table you set. Those muffins look incredibly delicious. AND they're vegetarian. You are an amazing baker my friend.

  8. u00ceu009f/u00ceu0097 Kiran u00ceu00bbu00ceu00adu00ceu00b5u00ceu00b9:

    wow what a great easy recipe, and with my favorite combination of orange and chocolate :) will be giving this a go soon. :)


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