vegan and gluten free chocolate bundt cake recipe

Easy Chocolate Bundt Cake…Give Me All The Chocolate !!!

We all love a bit of chocolate cake and if you fancy having a go and making this delicious vegan and gluten free chocolate bundt cake then you should.

Even if you are not a natural or confident baker, we have been told this is the easiest recipe in the world to follow!

So, let’s get ready and get baking (we’d love to see your final cake, so tag ‘whitakerschocolates’ in on social media!)

Easy Double Chocolate Bundt Cake (GF, DF & V)

Servings: 10 /12

A delicious chocolate Bundt cake with more chocolate that ever before !!!

10 /12 cup Bundt Tin required but could be baked in 2 8in’ ( 20 cm ) round cake tins


  • 350 g Gluten Free 
  • Flour Blend ( I recommend if not using your own Dove Farms FREEE uk or Pilsbury US )
  • 1 tsp Xanthan Gum ( Omit if your blend contains it )
  • 180g White Caster Sugar
  • 180g Soft Brown Sugar
  • 75g Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 120g Dairy Free Natural Yogurt ( I use Coconut Collab Natural Yogurt
  • 120ml Dairy Free Milk
  • 180ml of Strong Coffee ( 2 tbsp of instant coffee or chicory essence such as camp coffee ) If coffee is not you bag then add 180 ml more of dairy free milk
  • 180 ml Neutral Oil ( I used Vegetable Oil )
  • 1/2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp of Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 80g Whitakers Dark Chocolate Easymelt (Chopped)
  • 200g Dark Chocolate (use Whitaker’s Easymelts )
  • 100ml Dairy Free Milk
  • 75g Chocolate Chopped (Use Whitaker’s Easymelts )
  • 40g Trex or Vegetable shortening
  • 40g Gluten Free Plain Flour
  • 40ml Neutral Oil ( I used Vegetable )
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
New from Whitakers Chocolates – Dark chocolate mini melting shards. Perfect for baking, melting, moulding, flavouring & eating!


  1. Pre heat your oven to 160 f Fan / 180 Standard / 350 F
  2. Make your gloop using the recipe 40g/ml of oil, shortening and GF Flour plus 2 tbsp cocoa powder , using a hand blender or hand whisk whisk until a smooth paste has formed ( See Video )
  3. Paint the gloop on the inside of the bundt tin and set aside
  4. Make up your 180 ml coffee if using and set aside
  5. Add the GF Flour blend , Xathan Gum ( If Using ) Baking Powder , Baking Soda , salt and Cocoa Powder to a bowl whisk and then Sieve into a large bowl
  6. In another medium bowl add the yogurt , milk , coffee , Apple cider vinegar , Vanilla Bean Paste whisk until combined
  7. Add 80 g Chopped chocolate to the batter and fold in
  8. Fill the bundt tin with the mixture ( It will be thick ) ….. Smooth it and give it a waggle to make sure there are no air pockets
  9. Place in the centre of the oven for 50 minutes and bake until a cocktail stick or cake tester comes out with just a few crumbs
  10. Take out and let rest IN THE TIN for at least 30 minutes before turning out
  11. Leave to cool
  12. To make the chocolate ganache, chop the chocolate into small pieces , heat the dairy free milk on the hob or in the microwave til steaming hot
  13. Pour the milk over the chopped chocolate and leave for minute
  14. Then whisk the milk and chocolate …it may seem grainy at first but keep whisking it will become smooth
  15. Drizzle over the top of the bundt …….artistically 
  16. Melt the remainder of the chocolate in the microwave ( 10 second bursts ) or over a bowl of simmering water until melted
  17. Smooth out over an upside down baking tray and leave to start to harden … when it is finger touch dry use a dinning knife to scrape shards
  18. Liberally sprinkle the shards on the top of the cake
  19. Enjoy

It looks a classic and tastes divine !!

Slice of this easy to make chocolate bundt cake by Clares Cauldron

Here’s some more pics to seal the deal!

Fresh and warm, straight out of the oven and ready for some melted ganache!
Cover your chocolate cake with melted rich and creamy ganache…how good does this chocolate cake look right now
Add the finishing touch to your chocolate bundt cake by adding flakes of the mini easymelt shards to the top of the cake.

We hope you enjoy this recipe and have fun making it! Don’t forget to tag us into your creations @whitakerschocolates on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter!

Big thanks to @clarescauldron who created this recipe and shared the beautiful pictures with us.

For more recipes, follow Clare on WordPress or Instagram @clarescauldron and see what she’s up to & make sure you follow us for more chocolate-inspired blogs!

Note – If you are reading recipes, you might sometimes see them call for plain chocolate. Don’t panic. This is just another name for dark chocolate.

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