Ravneet Gill's Lazy Persons Chocolate Cake

First up is Rav’s famous LPC (lazy person’s cake) which she’s whipped up completely plant-based, and even more mouth-watering! Made with our great taste award-winning Oat Milk, which contains only three natural ingredients.

Ingredients

Wet mix

  • 175ml oil
  • 175g plant based yoghurt/coconut yoghurt
  • 170ml water
  • 100ml plenish oat milk
  • 1 medium avocado/ 100g avocado
  • 5g instant coffee
  • Pinch of salt

Dry mix

  • 125g caster sugar
  • 125g light brown sugar
  • 80g cocoa powder
  • 230g plain flour
  • 10g bicarbonate of soda
  • 5g baking powder

Ganache

  • 300ml Plenish oat milk
  • 80g malt extract
  • 300g dark chocolate
  • 250g plant based ‘butter’

Method

        1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees fan/180 degrees oven
        2. Grease 2 x 8 inch cake tins and line with parchment paper on the bottom, cut 2 extra circles of parchment paper and leave these aside
        3. Put all of the wet ingredients into a blender and blitz well
        4. Put all of the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix with a whisk to combine
        5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well to combine
        6. Divide the mixture between the 2 lined cake tins and put a circle of parchment paper on top of each cake mix
        7. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until when a skewer is inserted it comes out clean
        8. Leave to rest for 20 minutes before flipping out onto a wire rack to cool completely

Ganache & finishing Method

        1. Warm the oat milk and malt extract together in a pan until steaming
        2. Add the chocolate in and mix well
        3. Blend with the plant based ‘butter’ and leave to sit for 1 hour
        4. Take one of the cakes and put it on a plate with a large lip, spoon some ganache on one side and put the other cake on top
        5. Pour ganache all over the top of the cake and put it in the fridge for 2 hours
        6. Use a small step palette knife to shape the ganache up the sides of the cake
        7. Put it on a clean plate and back in the fridge for another hour

Serve and enjoy!