5 from 3 votes
Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Cake!
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

A Two Layer Gluten Free and Dairy Free Chocolate Cake for everyone to enjoy! Fudgey, Chocolatey, and DELICIOUS. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Cake
Servings: 15 Slices
Calories: 551 kcal
Author: Jane's Patisserie
Ingredients
Cake Ingredients
  • 300 g Dairy Free Butter (Stork in foil/vitalite)
  • 300 g Light Brown Sugar
  • 300 g Gluten Free Self Raising Flour (Doves Farm)
  • 6 Medium Eggs
  • 3/4 tsp Xantham Gum
  • 200 g Dark Chocolate
Buttercream Ingredients
  • 250 g Dairy Free Butter (Stork in foil/vitalite)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 400 g Icing Sugar
  • 200 g Dark Chocolate
Decoration
  • 12 Strawberries
  • Sprinkles
Instructions
For the Cake
  1. Preheat your oven to 180C/160C Fan, and line two 8"/20cm Springform Cake Tins with parchment paper. 

  2. Melt your Dark Chocolate in the microwave in short bursts, or in a Bain Marie. Leave to cool to room temperature. 

  3. In a large bowl, add your Dairy Free Butter, and Light Brown Sugar. Beat together till light and fluffy. 

  4. Add in your Gluten Free Self Raising Flour, Eggs, and Xantham Gum, and beat again till combined. 

  5. Add in the cooled melted Dark Chocolate, and fold till combined. 

  6. Split evenly between your tins, and bake for 35-40 minutes. Start checking the cake after 30 minutes, if its looked baked. A skewer should come out clean!

For the Buttercream
  1. Melt your Dark Chocolate in the microwave in short bursts, or in a Bain Marie. Leave to cool to room temperature. 

  2. Make sure your Dairy Free Butter is supple enough to mix first by leaving it to warm on the side for a bit.

  3. Add your Dairy Free Butter to a bowl, and beat on its own for at least a minute to loosen it up.

  4. Add in the Icing Sugar and Vanilla Extract, and beat again. Add in the melted Dark Chocolate, and fold through. 

For the Decoration
  1. Get your first cake, and and slather on half of the Buttercream. 

  2. Add on the second cake, and slather on the rest of the Buttercream. 

  3. Add a Fresh Strawberry for each slice, and sprinkle over your favourite sprinkles!

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Cake!
Amount Per Serving
Calories 551 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 273mg12%
Potassium 167mg5%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 49g54%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 5.6mg7%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.