Total1 hr + 15 min
⅓ cup (76 g)margarine
⅓ cup (73 g)brown sugar
⅓ cup (80 mL)coconut cream*
2 Tbsp (30 mL)
2 cups (480 mL)unsweetened soy milk
1½ Tbsp (22 mL)
3 cups (414 g)all-purpose flour
1½ cups (336 g)granulated sugar
1 Tbsp (10 g)baking powder
1 tsp (5 g)baking soda
⅔ cup (145 g)refined coconut oil, melted, cooled
1½ Tbsp (22 mL)
1 cup (224 g)unsalted vegan butter, softened
2 cups (268 g)powdered sugar
1 tsp (5 mL)
Make your own
- Start by making the caramel sauce, add all the ingredients except for the vanilla to a saucepan. Stir continuously while you bring it to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, cooking uncovered for 8 - 10 minutes to allow the sauce to thicken. Stir occasionally to prevent burning.
- Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract. Allow the caramel sauce to sit and cool; it will continue to thicken as it cools, and thickens even more once refrigerated.
- Grease two 8-inch (20 cm) round cake pans with oil and line the bottom with a cut-out round piece of parchment paper.
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
- To a medium bowl, add the milk and vinegar, and give it a mix. You will see it starts to curdle, by doing this we are creating vegan buttermilk.
- Place a sieve over a large bowl, sift all the dry ingredients through it: the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix, and then create a shallow well in the middle.
- Returning to the medium bowl, add the melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract.
- Add the wet ingredients to the large bowl with the dry ingredients, and mix until just combined.
- Divide the batter between the two greased baking pans, and give the pans a gentle tap on the counter to release any air bubbles.
- Bake the cakes on the middle rack of the preheated oven for 33 - 35 minutes, or until the edges are golden and a thin wooden skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
- Meanwhile, make the frosting by adding the butter to a large bowl. Use an electric electric hand mixer to mix the butter until fluffy, this takes about 5 - 10 minutes.
- Place a sieve over the bowl with the butter, and sift in ½ cup of icing sugar at a time, and mix until incorporated.
- Add ¼ cup of the caramel sauce made in step #1 (reserve the remainder for garnish), and add in the vanilla extract, and mix until combined.
- When the cakes are done, remove them from the oven and let them cool for 10 minutes in the cake pan before transferring to a cooling rack to let them cool off completely.
- If you like, you can level your cakes with a serrated knife to create a flat surface for stacking the cakes on top of each other.
- Drizzle 2 Tbsp of caramel sauce on one of the cakes, and using a spatula or butter knife, spread out about 1 cup of frosting on it.
- Place the second cake on top and drizzle with another 2 Tbsp of caramel sauce and frost with the leftover frosting. Smooth out the frosting on the top and sides of the cakes.
- Optionally, spoon the leftover caramel sauce on top of the cake and let it drip down the sides. Top with some berries and enjoy!
- * Coconut cream is obtained by scooping the thick part out from the top of a can of coconut milk. To more easily obtain the cream from your can of coconut milk, it can help to refrigerate the can of coconut milk in the fridge overnight.
- Best if enjoyed immediately.
- Store the whole cake in the fridge for up to 1 - 2 days.
- Store leftovers an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
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Nutrition per large slice
Calories 629 kCal
|Total fat||33 g|
|Saturated fat||24 g|
|Trans fat||1 g|
|Total carbs||78 g|
|Dietary fiber||1 g|
|Total sugars||51 g|
|Added sugars||49 g|
|Vitamin A||92 μg RAE|
|Vitamin B6||0 mg|
|Vitamin B12||0 μg|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
|Vitamin D||0 μg|
|Vitamin E||1 mg|
|Vitamin K||6 μg|
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