Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Mexican Chocolate Cake

(Picture above is courtesy of this post on Serious Eats - their recipe is very similar to this one.)

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo! A delicious, vegan, Mexican chocolate cake. Enjoy! This recipe is really from Mom, but I re-found it a few days ago and thought I'd post it...

1 ½ cups flour
1 cup sugar
½ cup unsweetened cocoa
2 t. cinnamon
1 t. baking soda
¼ t. cayenne pepper
¼ t. salt
1 cup cold water
¼ c. canola oil
1 T. balsamic (or other) vinegar

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat cake pan with cooking spray.
  2. In bowl combine all ingredients, and stir until smooth.
  3. Pour into pan and bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Cook in pan for 10 minutes.
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
½ c. cocoa
6 T water
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together sugar, cocoa and water.
  2. Pour glaze over cake.
  3. If desired, dip small strawberries into glaze and place strawberries on to of cake.
  4. Set aside for about 30 minutes.

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