Chocolate Freezer Cake

Hidden in a ring of chocolate cake lies the secret to this freezer cake, a chocolate and mint ice cream. You can use orange or coffee ice cream if proffered.


4 vegan eggs

175 g/6 oz/3/4 cup sugar (superfine) sugar

100 g/3 ½ oz/3/4 cup gluten-free self-raising flour (optional)

40 g/1 ½ oz/3 tbsp cocoa powder

500 ml/1/2 litre 2 ¼ cups vegan chocolate and coffee ice cream

Glossy Vegan Chocolate Sauce

1.Lightly grease a 23 cm/9 inch ring tin(pan). Place the eggs and sugar in a large mixing bowl.

Using an electric whisk if you have one, whisk the mixture until it very thick and the whisk leaves a trail. If using a balloon whisk, stand in the bowl over a pan of hot water whilst whisking.

2.Sieve (strain) the flour and cocoa powder together and fold the egg mixture. Pour into the prepared tin and bake in a preheated oven, 180°C/350°F/Gas mark 4, for 30 minutes or until spring to the touch. Leave to cool in the tin before turning out on a wire rack to cool completely.

3.Rinse the cake tin and line with a strip of cling film (plastic wrap), overlapping slightly. Cut the top off the cake about 1 cm ½ inch thick and set aside.

4. Return the cake to the tin. Using a spoon, scoop out the centre of the Cake leaving a shell about 1 cm/1/2 inc thick.

5.Remove the ice cream from the freezer and leave to stand for a few minutes, then beat with a wooden spoon until softened a little. Fill the centre of the cake with ice cream, levelling the top. Replace the top of the cake.

6. Cover with the overhanging clingfilm and freeze for at least 2 hours.

7.To Serve, turn the cake out on a serving dish and drizzle over some of the chocolate sauce in a n attractive pattern, if you wish. Cut the cake into slices and serve the remaining sauce separately.

Published by DFV Queen

I have develop a passion for natural and healthy life style, starting with a vegan life style including regular exercising each day. Which helped to feel inspired and happy within myself. my diet is very restricted due to severe allergies! When ever a food triggers a hostile response from the body's immune system the result is an allergy attack, which on occasion may be life-threatening although it's relatively simple to identifying problem foods, avoiding them completely is not always easy. My journey with allergies hasn't been easy "but" it has helped me to becomes a stronger person and would like to share and encourage others to never get discouraged, there's always light at the end of the tunnel if you keep persevering.

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