The BEST Vegan Chocolate Cake with Avocado Fudge Frosting

Rich and Moist Chocolate Cake with Fudge Frosting

The best one-bowl chocolate cake is accidentally vegan! Topped with avocado fudge frosting, this cake is rich, moist, and decadent. Perfect for Valentine’s Day!



1 1/2 cups (200 g) flour

1 cup (220 g) sugar

1/3 cup (40 g) cocoa powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup oil

1 cup cold coffee (can use water or any type of milk instead)

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tsp vanilla

Avocado Fudge Frosting

3 ripe avocados, pitted and removed from skins

5 cups (600 g) powdered sugar

1 2/3 cups (200 g) cocoa powder

1 tsp vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking pan or 5 mini cake pans.

Whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt to a large mixing bowl. Add oil, coffee, vinegar, and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. Pour the batter into prepared cake pans.

If using mini cake pans, place on a large baking sheet. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a wooden skewer insterted into the center comes out with just a few crumbs.

Cool cake 10 minutes in pan before inverting onto a wire rack to cool completely.

To make the frosting, place the avocados into the bowl of a food processor. Blend until smooth. Add powdered sugar, cocoa powder, and vanilla. Process until combined.

Top cooled cakes with frosting and serve.

Keywords: vegan, chocolate, cake, avocado frosting

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