Organic September: An Organic Chocolate Cake Recipe
Today marks the first day of Organic September, a month-long campaign to raise awareness of the many benefits of organic food and farming for a greener future - with sustainable food at its core!
Producing organically is designed to value nature and to enhance the health of soils, water and air. Benefits of organic farming include: supporting biodiversity and wildlife, helping to combat climate change, the highest standards of animal welfare and reduced exposure to pesticides.
Organic Chocolate Cake Recipe
- 65g Hunter & Gather MCT Coconut Oil
- 220g Plenish, Almond M*lk
- 1 Superfood Bakery, Chocolate Cake Mix
- 1tbsp Organic agave syrup or use Black Bee Honey - not certified organic but made of 100% natural ingredients, raw, single-sourced and unpasteurised.
Preheat your oven to 170°C and grease 2 cake tins (loaf tin/cupcake tins etc). Mix all the ingredients till smooth, pour into your baking tins and bake for 20 mins or until a knife comes out clean. Cool fully on a wire rack before decorating.
Organic MCT Oil - 100% Coconut, 500ml, Hunter & Gather
Hunter & Gather are an award-winning, nutrient-dense product range created to improve health & wellness. They are keto, paleo, vegan, low carb and free from sugars, grains and inflammatory oils.
Hunter & Gather’s MCT Oil is made exclusively with 100% organically grown coconuts that are rich in MCT’s, meaning no hidden seed oils, palm oil or solvents. MCT oil is a supplement made from a type of fat called medium-chain triglycerides that are smaller than those in most of the fats we eat (long-chain triglycerides [LCT]) making them easier to digest. You can absorb MCT into your bloodstream quickly, turning it into energy you can use.
It’s great added to coffee, tea, shakes, salads and even baking! A perfect way to up your healthy fats, support weight loss, improve brain health and provide natural energy. Also good for the planet - the oil is bottled in the UK into a recyclable glass bottle.
Organic Almond Milk Dairy Alternative, 1L, Plenish
Plenish are award winning, 100% organic plant-based milk’s founded in the UK in 2012, on a mission to inspire positive change for a healthier world.
The non-dairy, milk alternatives are developed by world-class nutritionists, created to give “more of what you need and less of what you don't.” They are made from only natural ingredients with no additives and up to 70% fewer carbon emissions than dairy, all sustainably sourced and 100% organic. The range includes oat, almond, soya, cashew and coconut. The bring you great taste without the compromise to you or the planet.
Plenish Almond Milk produces 49% fewer carbon emissions than the average litre of dairy milk sold in the UK. They contain 95% less sugar and 26% less calories than semi skimmed milk, with no additives, preservatives or sweeteners - bursting with 100% organic natural goodness.
Organic Chocolate Cake Mix, 350g, Superfood Bakery
Superfood Bakery are a brand on a mission to revolutionise home-baking with their range of all-natural, vegan, gluten & dairy-free baking mixes. Their journey began in 2017, when founders Ksenia and Tania realised the only ready-made mixes on offer were sickly sweet and often full of artificial ingredients, preservatives or hidden sugars. They knew they could create a healthier, more natural alternative that was just as yummy. Promising you all-natural, organic, gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan-friendly boxes, so no one misses out!
Not only do their mixes make baking easier, but they show that all-natural, organic ingredients are just as delicious and satisfying. Use these mixes to bake with your kids, friends or family, and trust that what you're eating is good for you and the planet!
The Organic Chocolate Cake Mix makes an indulgent vegan chocolate cake - “thick, squidgy, rich and indulgent” - just add vegetable oil, dairy-free milk of choice and agave syrup or honey. Then decorate as you wish with icing, cream, fruit or simply a dusting of sugar.
Visit our easy cooking and baking page for more super convenient mix’s and yummy ingredients. Want to skip to the good bit and buy ready-made organic chocolatey sweet treats? Try seed & bean and rhythm 108 for exactly that! You won’t be disappointed and you can pat yourself on the back (and belly) for eating organic!