Flavor of Extra Virgin Oil. Fair to say the cake never lasts long in our house! Cooking time – 50 minutes Thank you Chelsea for these simple recipes. 1 1/2 cups water (or cooled coffee) Chocolate icing. Chelsea Winter Locdown Loaf. I have just made your cake and it is lovely and soft but the top which I turned over to be the bottom when I took it out of the baking dish was quite hard as I sprinkled cocoa over it after greasing it. It is a lifesaver! My gran taught us a similar recipe, apparently the basic idea was invented during war rationing. Yes! I used gluten free flour and was still so moist, I did add a little extra oil to the mixture. 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (or rice bran or grape seed or sunflower) 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar (or white, malt or apple cider vinegar) 2-3 tsp pure vanilla essence. This is the best choccy cake i have ever made..everyone loves it esp. For a delicious pudding, dust with icing sugar and serve straight hot, straight from the tin, with ice cream. But you could try.. 7:23. Over the past few days, one recipe in particular got a lot of shares on social media as New Zealanders spent some of their lockdown time in the kitchen: Chelsea Winter's beer bread, which she has, very timely, renamed "lockdown loaf". Quite possibly the best muesli you'll ever eat. Ok so I am not really one to bake or have anything turn out fantastic when I bake. Sorry, wasn't trying to take credit for it! Why does this work? Would that work? This cake filled the bill perfectly. The author of three bestselling cookbooks — Homemade Happiness, Everyday Delicious and At My Table — and an all-round lover of good food, she is passionate about creating home-style recipes that are simple to prepare yet look great and taste fantastic. As a Vegan, this is now my go-to cake recipe!! Merry Christmas. Thanks, just made this cake and its to die for, even just by itself (without the icing). Everyone loved it so moist, quick & easy to make. Would we have to freeze it first? I am doing a cake decorating lesson and need to take a firm, high cake. Chelsea Winter is not liable for any person’s inability to complete an order, and no responsibility will be taken for technical, telecommunication or website errors – proof of entry is not proof of receipt. “I’ve tried to cram it with stuff that everyone’s going to love. Having made this recipe before, for the people asking about vinegar substitutes, lemon juice works really well too :-). so I'm going to double it for my daughter first birthday. I did use a skewer to test it was cooked and it came out clean. A good cheap option. Thanks Chelsea for another great recipe. Chelsea I just want to say a HUGE thank you for posting this recipe! Leave to cool at room temperature until it’s thick enough to spread on the cake. I'm the type of person that loves strong flavors. (had to have a sneaky try straight from the oven whilst still warm...Yum!) How long does the icing take to thicken up? If you're not a fan, I'd use grapeseed oil instead. I made this as a four x 18cm layer unicorn cake for my (egg allergic) daughter’s birthday! I sub a the oil for normal sunflower oil and apple cider vinny instead of olive. I have made it so many times and it is so fast and easy to make - and just as fast and easy to eat :) Thank you. Or, just plonk a piece of baking paper in (that’s what I do now). Emma cooked this today- divine! We will be expecting around 30 people. This is the easiest chocolate ever, and it taste really good too. And it’s also beautiful as a dessert, served warm straight from the tin with lashings of ice cream. It's so rich and moist that just a dusting of icing sugar and some cream on the side was enough of an accompaniment. My colleagues couldn't believe that a vegan cake could be so moist and chocolatey :) I'm very impressed, this will now be my go-to chocolate cake recipe. Shop with confidence. If using vanilla bean paste, do you still use 3 teaspoons? Could you replace the dark chichi for white? Thanks for the recipe :), Hi There. This cake is awesome! My guests raved that it was the best dessert they had ever eaten. Amazing. Can you add cream instead? Chelsea Winter lockdown loaf With yeast disappearing off supermarket shelves up and down the country, many Kiwis are turning to alternative baking recipes … The recipe for her ‘lockdown loaf’, posted on social media, has been viewed 3.2 million times. The taste and texture is unbelievable but the cake deflated in the center. It was so good. Hi could you substitute flour for Almond flour or similar? Hi, I posted a comment on the weekend but it seems to have been deleted. 125g butter (or 150ml coconut cream) Thank you for sharing this recipe and for your little comments along the way(very much needed for someone like me). Stir in the center you took it out, could I turn it into cupcakes as well to. 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