Chocolate cake is a classic. It’s pretty hard not to like. However, sometimes it’s fun to change it up a bit and in a new flavor like fruit or caramel. Another delicious combo is chocolate and nuts! Chocolate peanut, chocolate almond, chocolate hazelnut, they are all so good! These 10 chocolate nut cakes are decadent and dairy-free. You’ll impress everyone who tries your cake (that is, if you even want to share.)
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1. One Bowl Hazelnut Cake
Source: One Bowl Hazelnut Cake
2. Whole Wheat Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake
Who doesn’t love peanut butter and chocolate together? This Whole Wheat Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake by Lena Pfetzer takes the tasty combo to the next level by layering peanut butter-infused cakes with chocolatey frosting so deliciously indulgent you won’t want to let a drop of it go to waste. Bake this dessert for the chocolate peanut butter lover in your life!
3. Raw Chocolate Fudge Cake
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This Raw Chocolate Fudge Cake by Mitra Shirmohammadi is rich, decadent, and fudgy as the name suggests. It’s super easy to make in less than 30 minutes with only 8 wholesome ingredients. Plus, it’s free from dairy, gluten, eggs, and refined sugar.
4. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake
If you love all things chocolate and peanut butter or simply love effortless modern vegan desserts, you have to try this vegan no bake Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake by Gabrielle St. Claire!!
5. Coffee Glazed Chocolate Hazelnut Cake
This Coffee Glazed Chocolate Hazelnut Cake by Maya Sozer is deliciously moist and decadent, all while being 100 percent whole wheat and refined sugar-free. The sponge itself is made with whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, and hazelnuts and flavored with almond milk, peanut butter, maple syrup, and vanilla. Topped with a gooey coffee cream spiked with espresso, this treat is perfect for pairing with a hot cup of coffee on a chilly morning.
6. Walnut Cake
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This Vegan Walnut Cake by Nicole Dunai is the perfect way to add more walnuts into your life.. in cake form! This nutty and delicious cake is topped with vegan chocolate buttercream for a decadent and delicious treat!
7. Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake
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8. Snickers’ Ice Cream Cake
Source: Snickers’ Ice Cream Cake
9. Salted Caramel Espresso Cake
Source: Salted Caramel Espresso Cake
This Salted Caramel Espresso Cake by Jessica Precott is pretty much Heaven in cake form. Picture this: creamy cashew filling, rich espresso, salted caramel, and dark, decadent chocolate all on a crunchy walnut base. Yum! Save this recipe for a special occasion because this cake is not only delicious, it’s beautiful!
10. Triple Layered Chocolate Hazelnut Cake
If you are thinking that this Triple Layered Chocolate Hazelnut Cake by Lena Novak is too much work, please don’t. It only seems that way at first glance. Besides, even if it was a bit of work, the result worth every minute. It is creamy and crunchy at the same time with all the yummy flavors melting together. You don’t need a huge piece to satisfy your sweet tooth. Oh, and there is a bonus! It is full of nutrients that are actually good for you.
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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