Easy vegan chocolate cake

A doddle to make and delicious to eat, this recipe for Juliet Sear’s ultimate vegan chocolate cake from her cookbook Botanical Baking is perfect for Veganuary.

This vegan chocolate cake is the perfect treat to enjoy during Veganuary. Picture: Jason Jenkins

"This recipe came about because of my daughter, Ruby. Since becoming vegan a couple of years ago she has really missed a good gooey chocolate fudge cake. We started experimenting and after several attempts, we think we nailed it with a cake that is delicious, whether you are vegan or not." - Juliet Sear

Ultimate vegan chocolate cake

Ingredients, serves 10-12

For the vegan ganache frosting

250g good-quality dark (bittersweet) chocolate chopped in small pieces ...