Doves Farm Free From Hot Chocolate Cake…

Fancy making this Doves Farm Free From, hot chocolate cake?

I love chocolate cake. Then again I love all cake!! How yummy does this one look!?

You can swap the ingredients around in this recipe to make the recipe free from. (check the swap list at the bottom).



  • 300g sugar
  • 300g butter
  • 4 eggs 
  • 50g cocoa
  • 300g Doves Farm Self Raising Flour Free From Gluten
  • 175ml milk
  • 2tsp vanilla extract

Oven 190˚C/Fan 170˚/375˚F/Gas 5

How to make:

1. Mix together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.

2. Beat in two eggs one at a time (or chickpea + water), followed by the cocoa.

3. Add the remaining eggs one at a time.

4. Stir in half the flour, then the milk and vanilla.

5. Beat in the remaining flour.

6. Divide the mixture between three parchment lined 20cm/8″ round cake tins.

7. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 30/35 minutes.


  • 250g butter
  • 300g icing sugar

How to make:

1. Beat the butter until light and fluffy, beat in the icing sugar.

2. Divide the mixture between the top of two cold cakes and spread it evenly. Place one sponge on top of the other.

3. Place the final last sponge on top.


  • 200g double cream
  • 200g milk chocolate
  • 25g mini marshmallows
  • 1tsp cocoa

How to make:

1. Heat the cream until almost boiling, remove from the heat and stir in the chocolate.

2. Allow the mix to cool for 5 minutes then spread it over the top and sides of the cake.

3. Scatter marshmallows over the cake and dust lightly with cocoa.

Free From ingredient swaps:

1 vegan butter
2 mix together 4tbsp chickpea flour + 8tbsp water
3vegan milk
4vegan cream
5dairy free chocolate
6vegan marshmallows

Image and recipe courtesy of Doves Farm.

What do you think? Fancy trying this Free From hot chocolate cake recipe out?

Claire Justine

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  1. Tamar SB
    16th April 2017 / 11:27 am

    How tasty!! Happy Easter!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      17th April 2017 / 8:42 pm

      Hope you have had a lovely Easter Tamar 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      17th April 2017 / 8:42 pm

      Thanks for stopping by.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      30th April 2017 / 12:32 pm

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by Jess 🙂

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