Thank You! It’s subtle but it’s there. Let us kow if you try! Made it for my harshest critics, who have been spending all of quarantine perfecting their baking skills. Love it. I also did not have apple sauce so I grated an apple. I just ended up doubling the batch since I had about double the flour so now I’ve got a huge cake baking… maybe it was meant to be… :). Any idea where I might have messed up? YUHHMMM! The cake looks fantastic. I just made this cake yesterday for my parents’ anniversary. Check out this tutorial! I’ll be making this again! I would prefer to use regular flour, do you think it would work to replace potato starch with unbleached white. That looks so gorgeous! Maybe put in the recipe a note with suggestions about this just like you do with the options of yogurt and express powder? If not, you could try subbing sweet potato purée. Can you make this without the banana? Thx Again Is there a reason you have the powders and spice come first? This rivals your gluten free vegan vanilla cake (a staple in our family)… thanks again!! Probably heavenly following all of the instructions, but still delicious with my C- grade of an effort XD. Can’t wait to make this. Thank you :). These are the most amazing chocolate cupcake I ever did eat. Would you recommend minimising the batter (to 1/2 or 2/3 or 3/4 maybe)? That or a blend of GF flour and coconut? Everyone who ate it was like hhmm it’s good but banana ?? Recipe by Minimalist Baker. Everyone thought it had wonderful flavor. I did try subbing all purpose flour for all the flour listed. Sounds good, I will let you know if I give it a go . If I could eat one food for the rest of my life this would be it:), Modifications: I will try to cut some more next time (yes, there will next time :P ) Any recommendation how much is safe to cut?? We would recommend searching the comments to see what others have tried and/or reviewing our guide to GF flours- https://minimalistbaker.com/guide-to-gluten-free-flours/. I’d go ahead and bake it, then freeze! I searched the comments but didn’t find any tips. Otherwise I’m not sure why it would be crumbly. Hi, Another great cake Dana! Made in just 1 bowl, naturally sweetened, SO delicious! Wish I had a device to give you a picture. does it matter that I only have sweetened applesauce and also would a mix of apple sauce and yoghurt be okay? Think more applesauce could be used? Thanks again for all your wonderful recipes. Hi! Will it set up, or do you recommend cooking even longer? So I might take slices of this and wrap them in wax paper and microwave for just 15-20 seconds or enough to just warm it. Oat flour and potato starch are quite different. I used a 9×13” sheet pan and cut into three pieces to stack. I’d say either a GF blend, or coconut flour and arrowroot starch mixed together. 1-Bowl Vegan Chocolate Cake - (Minimalist Baker) Just look at that cross-cut. I’ve made it 5 times now this zucchini growing season and everyone I’ve served it to absolutely loves it. I live in Germany and there is no Toffutti replacement here… any suggestions? Thanks for sharing, Pauline! Easy to make, will be making again! All of it. It went well – the cake was dense (but I think it might be that way normally? If not, the cake will need far less dry ingredients, so keep that in mind when adding your flours. Thanks so much for sharing! hi! I made these tonight for Christmas Eve. It turned out SOOO moist and delicious – I think the tapioca flour adds a different texture but I’m not an expert Haha. I don’t recommend sorghum. Very chocolatey. No, I followed the recipe exactly as written and used premium Dutch cocoa Big fan of everything else on this website though! Thanks for sharing, Jamita! How would it alter the outcome? For the frosting, I halved it since I’m eating this for breakfast :). Hi Abby, Happy birthday! Can I sub coconut sugar with regular sugar and potato starch with something else? I’ll definitely be making this again soon. If you are skeptical of your ability to bake a gluten-free cake, don’t be. I can’t have a lot of refined sugar or dairy and this cake has none of that but ALL THE TASTE. My whole family loved it! Thanks so much for the lovely review and for sharing your modifications! So I’d say halve the recipe and bake it in a standard round cake pan for 1 layer! Thank you, Dana! Hi May, you may want to reduce the other sweeteners if using sweetened applesauce. Gluten Free Chocolate Vegan Chocolate Delicious Chocolate Cake Chocolate Baker Recipes Dessert Recipes Cookie Recipes Healthy Recipes Whole Food Recipes. Is there anything that can be substituted for potato starch? I have zucchini coming out of my ears and LOVE zucchini bread! I started with MB’s main recipe and then just adjusted as I went along. What do you think about substituting tapoioca starch for the potato starch? The inclusion of oats and almond meal adds a richness to the cake that makes it so yummy yet not dry due to the moist zucchini, applesauce, and oil. One of the ladies had diabetes, so I substituted the sugar with Xylitol to make it sugar-free. Thanks. We aren’t sure! I actually made several mini bundt cake sizes and paired it with choco chip ganache as socially distanced christmas drop offs! It is delicious!!! :). Thanks for a great recipe! Let us know how it goes with sweet potato. I made this cake and it is gorgeous! After adding more oil, more applesauce, more water… it was still not pourable. Did you sub any other ingredients. I couldn’t get all those flours so I used 2 part white rice flour, 1 part tapioca flour and 1 part coconut flour and it came out well. I did substitute the potato starch with arrowroot starch and coconut flour as suggested in the recipe. Hi Bee! My vegan and non vegan family members all loved it. The result was a sweet, moist cake that is very delicious!!! I was really sceptic at first about making a vegan chocolate cake. Thanks so much for the lovely review and for sharing your modification, Anna! We haven’t tried that, but let us know if you do! My 20 year old son wanted me to put 1/4 cup dairy free mini chocolate chips in it, and he loves this variation. And we’re not sure about using all purpose flour for this (we haven’t tested it not gluten-free). We’re so glad the cake turned out well. Highly recommended if you want something not so sweet. Would prefer dates or whole food based sweetener.. just wanted to try the original recipe before tweaking. hope that helps! In short I had to make some modifications because I didnt have all ingredients, nonetheless, the recipe was a great starting point and the results were delicious! Definitely will make again! And is it packed cups? Next time, though, I will cut the frosting recipe in half. But the texture of a lot of things I bake these days seem to either be crumbly or sticky/chewy in the sense that they stick to the roof of your mouth! but it’s seemed to be okay in baked goods. Not only was this delicious, but even more importantly it was easy enough to make with my 3, 5, and 6 year olds “helping.” This will definitely be a repeat dessert in my household! I forgot to add almond flour but I’ll let y’all know how it turns out. With all being said, this cake does have a very strong banana essence in the overall taste. Yum! We can’t have cashew, rice or wheat either. Ultra rich and decadent chocolate zucchini cake that's undetectably healthy! Is there a possibility it may not rise well? I doubled the recipe and made muffins with a commercially available gf flour, used brown sugar in the reduced amount recommended for more important of a bread rather than a cake, substituted chia seeds and water for the eggs (same proportions as the flax egg), and probably used more zucchini than the recipe specified. If the arrowroot won’t work is there another sugar free cake recipe that would go good with the frosting? Had to use what I had in the house. Let cool completely before frosting (~1 hour // expedite the process by cooling briefly in the refrigerator or freezer). Thank you again for another wonderful recipe. Even my non gluten free friends love it. Gluten Free Sweets Gluten Free Cakes Gluten Free Baking Almond Recipes Dairy Free Recipes Baker Recipes Dessert Recipes Dairy Free Frosting Vegan Frosting. Texture and taste are amazing. Do you mean I can sub the potato start for 1. 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