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Vegan Mud Cake ~ Low Sugar Gluten Free

Changing a Vegan Mud Cake may be difficult as a result of heavy quantity of eggs that was within the unique model

However I mastered it method again in 2017 and now in 2024 this vegan mud cake additionally occurs to be decrease sugar and gluten free!

Vegan Mud Cake ~ Low Sugar Gluten Free

You’ll by no means know this was not the unique model!

When you style this wealthy, dense, chocolate heaven on a plate!

Vegan Mud Cake ~ Low Sugar Gluten Free

Mud Cake is thought to be a brilliant wealthy dense cake that borders on a brownie like texture!

Adorned for Valentine’s Day or simply go away it plain, that is one cake you’ll fall in love with!

Vegan Mud Cake ~ Low Sugar Gluten Free

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Notes for Success:

For layer muffins a parchment paper lining in cake pans will assist and the unmolding and this recipe will make 2- very skinny 7″ Layers
Double the recipe for a correct 3- layer 7″ cake

Bourbon is included on this recipe for an incredible depth of taste that’s unmatched!

Nonetheless you’ll be able to omit that and simply substitute it with one other liquor like Rum or Frangelico and even Grand Marnier could be superior!
Or simply add extra espresso rather than the alcohol in case you are alcohol free.
If espresso is one thing you additionally look to exchange (I’m crying now) you’ll be able to simply use all water, however bear in mind the flavour will simply not be the identical!

Espresso actually brings out the richness of chocolate and why it’s so typically utilized in chocolate cake recipes.

I’ve discovered that these ceramic bundt pans are the worst!

Positively go for a non stick bundt pan for the most effective outcomes!
But when for some motive you do get a caught or semi damaged cake, you’ll be able to generally stick it again collectively if it’s not too horrible
Then the ganache glaze will cowl up the catastrophe, or make a severely damaged cake into cake balls like I did right here!

Gluten Free & Sugar Free Baking

Flax meal is the egg replacer for this recipe however you need to use any egg replacer you like probably the most!

My Sugar substitute of selection is Monk Fruit Sugar *not sponsored

Make sure you learn all about sugar free baking right here together with the YouTube video tutorial explaining all about the best way to substitute the sugar in your baking!
Because the choices for Refined sugar free, liquid sweeteners and all of the diabetic substitutions work nice!

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Bob’s Crimson Mill Gluten free all objective flour is what I’m utilizing with nice outcomes

Nonetheless should you choose to make use of common All Function flour in the identical quantities that will probably be positive!

Bake the cake a further 10 minutes than the 45 minutes it took to end in a clear toothpick take a look at.

Which means the cake was “achieved” at 45 minutes however a further 10 minutes within the oven helped to forestall a heavy gummy texture that’s typically related to gluten free baking


Vegan Mud Cake ~ Low Sugar Gluten Free



Yield: serves 8-10 folks

Misssissippi Mud Cake

Vegan Mud Cake ~ Low Sugar Gluten Free

Prep Time
2 hours

Prepare dinner Time
55 minutes

Whole Time
2 hours 55 minutes


For the Mud Cake Recipe:

  • Vegan Butter 8Tablespoons (113g)
  • Vegan Semi Candy Chocolate 3ounces (85g)
  • Unsweetened Applesauce 2 Tablespoons *or extra vegan butter
  • Monk Fruit Sugar ½ cup (105g) *see notes
  • Granulated Sugar ½ cup (100g)
  • Flax Meal 2 Tablespoons (16g)
  • Heat Water 5 Tablespoons (75ml)
  • Vanilla Extract 2 teaspoons (10ml)
  • Bourbon Whiskey 2 Tablespoons (30ml) *see notes
  • Robust Brewed Espresso ½ cup (120ml) *see notes
  • All Function Gluten Free Flour 1 cup + 1 Tablespoon (160g)
  • Pure Cocoa Powder 3 Tablespoons (30g)
  • Baking Soda ½ teaspoon
  • Baking Powder ¼ teaspoon
  • Salt ¼ teaspoon
  • ½ Recipe Ganache
  • For the coloured glaze: *non-compulsory added sugar decor
  • 1 cups of confectioners sugar with 1-2 Tablespoons of plant milk then coloured to your liking
  • OR The Buttercream Drip approach!


  1. Generously grease and flippantly cocoa powder your 6 cup capability non stick bundt pan after which shake out the surplus cocoa powder
  2. Preheat the oven to 350° F
  3. Mix the flax meal with the nice and cozy water and let stand to thicken about 5 minutes
  4. Soften the vegan butter with the chocolate over a low warmth stirring always till melted
  5. Into a big mixing bowl sift collectively the sugar(s) with the gluten free flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder
  6. Add the flax paste, applesauce, vanilla extract, espresso and whiskey and whisk effectively.
  7. Add the melted chocolate and butter and whisk easy and for the gluten free selection whisk the batter a further 50 strokes
  8. For the gluten free selection, permit the cake batter to take a seat on the counter for about half-hour earlier than baking, this may assist develop the batter for a fluffier texture & to keep away from gumminess in any other case for the wheat model bake instantly
  9. Pour into the ready pan and bake in a preheated 350° F oven for half-hour then flip the oven right down to 325 and bake for one more 15-20 minutes or when a toothpick inserted comes out clear this implies the cake is finished
  10. HOWEVER for gluten free baking a further 10 minutes within the oven even after the toothpick take a look at to forestall a gummy texture
  11. Take away from the oven and funky on the counter for about 15minutes, the cake will fall barely because it cools *that is true for wheat & gluten free variations
  12. Whereas the cake remains to be heat, however not piping sizzling (about 15minutes cooling on the counter) unmold to a cooling rack or straight onto your serving platter
  13. Put together the ganache recipe as per the directions on that recipe submit and as soon as the cake is cooled to chilly, drizzle the nice and cozy however cooled ganache excessive
  14. The coloured glaze stripes are non-compulsory but it surely does add extra sugar to the cake, so if you wish to keep tremendous low sugar omit this step
  15. There are two choices for the glaze, merely whisk the plant milk into the confectioners sugar then colour as desired, utilizing a parchment paper cone draw stripes over the cake
  16. OR use the buttercream Drip Approach right here


Mud cake may be strored at room temperature for as much as 4 days.

For longer storage refrigerate for as much as 1 week

Freeze cake wrapped effectively for as much as 1 month


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