Doves Farm Free From Hot Chocolate Cake

Image and recipe courtesy of Doves Farm.

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).

Doves Farm Free From Hot Chocolate Cake

How To Make A Doves Farm Free From Hot Chocolate Cake:



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
3 vegan milk
4 vegan cream
5 dairy free chocolate
6 vegan marshmallows

Doves Farm Free From Hot Chocolate Cake

Doves Farm Free From Hot Chocolate Cake. Image and recipe courtesy of Doves Farm.

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Fancy trying this Free From hot chocolate cake recipe out?

Doves Farm Free From Hot Chocolate Cake

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  1. Jess
    22 April 2017 / 20:41

    PINNED! This sounds amazing! :)I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks. Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

    • 30 April 2017 / 12:32

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by Jess 🙂

  2. Jay
    17 April 2017 / 12:25

    Decadent!! I would love you to share this with Smell Good Sunday

  3. Tamar SB
    16 April 2017 / 11:27

    How tasty!! Happy Easter!

    • 17 April 2017 / 20:42

      Hope you have had a lovely Easter Tamar 🙂