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Vegan Almond Cake

Vegan Almond Cake with Chocolate Coating

Easy vegan Almond Cake with Chocolate Coating and topped with sliced almonds. So soft and delicious, vegans and omnivores love it!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 slices
Calories 224kcal
Author Elephantastic Vegan


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 banana , peeled and mashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil + more for brushing the loaf pan
  • 1/4 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/4 cups almond milk

Chocolate Coating and Almond Topping

  • 1/2 cup chopped chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds


  • Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.
  • Mix the flour, ground almonds, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, combine the mashed banana, vanilla extract, coconut oil, apple cider vinegar and almond milk. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and combine.
  • Pour the cake batter in a lightly oiled loaf pan. 
  • Place the cake in the oven for about half an hour. Use the toothpick method to check if your cake is baked all the way through. 
  • When the cake is cooled off, heat the chopped chocolate in a double boiler (or microwave) and add the coconut oil. 
  • Coat the cake with the chocolate and top it with sliced almonds. Refrigerate the cake for about an hour until the chocolate coating is hardened before serving. 


Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 2mg