Dairy & wheat-free chocolate cake

Recipe: Dairy & wheat-free chocolate cake


  • Olive oil, for greasing
  • 750mls (3 cups) soy drink
  • 2 tbs white vinegar
  • 295g (2 cups) rice flour
  • 90g (1 cup) soya flour
  • 95g (1 cup) cocoa powder
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 550g (2 1/2 cups) raw sugar
  • 60mls (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbs vanilla essence


  1. Brush a 26cm (base measurement) springform pan with oil to lightly grease.
  2. Place soy drink in a medium bowl and add vinegar. Sift rice flour, soya flour, cocoa powder and baking powder together into a large bowl. Stir in sugar.
  3. Add oil, eggs and vanilla essence to soy drink mixture and whisk until well combined. Add 1/2 the soy drink mixture to the dry ingredients and use electric beaters to beat for 2 minutes or until well combined. Add remaining soy drink mixture and beat for a further 2 minutes.
  4. Pour into greased pan and cook in preheated oven for 1 hour 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Number of servings (yield): 8

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)