vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
Vegan Black Cherry Cream Cheese Cake With Oat Flour
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
25 mins
 

A real show stopper, but very east to make cake! Vegan, made with oat flour and beetroot powder for a velvety red colour.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
Servings: 10 people
Ingredients
  • 400 g oat flour
  • 10 tbsp beetroot powder
  • 280 g soft brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 250 g coconut oil melted
  • 200 ml oat milk
For the filling
  • 500 g frozen black cherries
  • 100 g soft brown sugar
  • 1 tsp dried juniper berries crushed
  • 400 g plant based cream cheese I used coconut based cream cheese
  • 2 tbs white icing sugar
For decoration
  • edible rose petals
  • carob powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180 Celsius.

    Measure all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl: oat flour, brown sugar, beetroot powder, baking powder.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  2. Combine them well.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  3. Measure out the rest and melt the coconut oil in the microwave oven.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  4. Add them to the bowl and mix them together using a wooden spoon.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  5. Divide the mixture evenly between two, 20 cm diameter cake tins. Make it nice and smooth.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  6. Bake them in the oven for 20-25 minutes on 180 degrees, then set them aside and let them cool.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  7. Whilst the cake base is cooling, prepare the black cherry compote. Simply add the frozen berries to a pan, add 100g brown sugar and the crushed juniper berries.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  8. Cook them for about 30 minutes (on medium heat) until it starts to look like runny jam.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  9. Mix the cream cheese (plant based or plain) with 2 tbsp of icing sugar and spread it on the the top of the base.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  10. Scatter the black cherries and the juice evenly on the top of the cream cheese.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  11. Add some edible rose petals if you fancy stopping here and serve it.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake
  12. Add the top layer of the cake and decorate it with carob powder and sprinkling more edible rose petals.

    vegan black cherry cream cheese cake