Does chocolate cake ever need an introduction, or is this pretty self-explanatory?
Fine, I will spell it out for you: I was craving chocolate cake!
And I wanted something supermoist, you know, the kind of cake that melts in your mouth and melts your heart and makes you forget about the snow outside that might not ever melt!
- 1 1/4 cups plain or vanilla vegan yogurt (see note)
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup non-dairy milk (I used almond)
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup boiling water
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
- Fresh strawberries
- Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a 12-cup Bundt pan.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the yogurt, sugar, milk and canola oil until smooth, about a minute. Mix in the vanilla.
- Sift in about half of the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Mix until almost smooth, then add the remaining flour and hot water. Mix again until smooth. It’ll be relatively thick.
- Fold in the chocolate chips. Transfer batter to prepared Bundt pan and bake for 55 minutes to an hour. A knife inserted through the center should come out clean, but because of the chocolate chips it might be hard to tell. Just make sure there’s not a bunch of batter on it.
- Let cool for 20 minutes or so, then invert on to a cooling rack to cool completely. Because the cake is so moist it may take a little tapping to get the cake to release.
- Once completely cool, dust with powdered sugar and serve with strawberries!
Notes: I used coconut yogurt, but I think any plain or vanilla yogurt will work. I really like the So Delicious brand.
For the boiling water that you add at the end, make sure to measure it after boiling, not before, since some might evaporate.
I pulled everything off with a simple whisk, but feel free to use an electric hand blender if you prefer!