Black Magic Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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Lina and Jens’ Delicious Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 7 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups aquafaba
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar

Directions

  1. Melt chocolate in top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching. Let cool slightly, about 10 minutes.
  2. Pour aquafaba into the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment. Beat on high speed until fluffy and quadrupled in volume, about 1 minute. Add xanthan gum and beat for 30 seconds. Add confectioners’ sugar and vanilla sugar; continue beating until foam is firm and glossy, about 2 minutes more.
  3. Fold melted chocolate gently into whipped foam until thoroughly incorporated. Transfer to a lidded container.
  4. Freeze until firm, 8 hours to overnight.

Single serving Homemade Oreo Cookies

Ingredients

  • ¾ (107g/ 3 ¾ oz) cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ (25g/ ⅞ oz) cup unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  •  teaspoon baking powder
  •  teaspoon salt
  • ¾ (167g/ 5 ⅞ oz) cups sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons (73g /2 ⅝ oz) cold butter
  • 3 Tablespoons. large egg*
  • Buttercream Frosting

Simple Chocolate Birthday Cake

Ingredients

For the Sponge
  • 225g Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
  • 225g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
  • 175g Self-raising White Flour
  • 50g Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 4 Free Range Medium Eggs
For the Filling
  • 250g Icing Sugar (We like Silver Spoon)
  • 25g Cocoa Powder
  • 25ml Whole Milk
  • 80g Unsalted Butter
For the Decoration
  • 500g White Sugar Paste Icing
  • 500g Yellow Sugar Paste Icing
  • 100g Blue Sugar Paste Icing
  • 500g Grey Sugar Paste Icing

Hot Chocolate Meringue Cake

Ingredients

  • Parchment paper
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 tbsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 1/4 c. sugar
  • 3 tbsp. Sifted Cocoa
  • Tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 4 c. Whipped cream

Directions

  1. To make the cake: Heat oven to 200 degrees F. Line two baking pans with parchment paper and set aside. Draw two 9-inch circles in the center of the paper and set aside.
  2. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy. Stream in 1 1/4 cups sugar and continue to beat on high speed. Just as the whites reach their peaks, sprinkle in sifted cocoa and cayenne pepper and continue beating to stiff peaks.
  3. Spread the meringue within the circles. Bake for 3 hours, turn off oven, and let sit for 1 hour.
  4. Cool on the pan on a wire rack. Store in a very dry, cool place.
  5. Fill the layers with whipped cream and serve within 2 hours.

Chocolate Spice Cake

Ingredients

Basic Chocolate Cake:
  • 1 1/2 c. sifted cake flour
  • c. Dutch-process cocoa
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. Strong brewed coffee
  • c. light olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. aged balsamic vinegar
Spice Blend:
  • 1 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. coriander
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 c. chopped mixed nuts
  • 1 1/2 c. chopped raisins
  • 3 tsp. chopped candied orange peel
  • 8 oz. chopped bittersweet chocolate