Dairy-Free Crumble Chocolate Cake

Indulge in a decadent dairy-free treat with this rich and moist chocolate cake, topped with a creamy frosting that’s surprisingly easy to make.

Using dairy-free cream cheese style, this dessert is perfect for those with dietary restrictions or simply looking to reduce their dairy intake. The cake itself is simple to prepare, requiring just a handful of pantry staples and a quick mixing session. Once baked, the cake is topped with a luscious cream cheese frosting, adding a delightful contrast in texture and flavour. To complete the presentation, dust the cake with powdered sugar or cocoa powder, and garnish with your favourite seasonal fruit for a touch of freshness.

Decadent Dairy-Free Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting


  1. 1 cup all-purpose flour
  2. 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  3. 1/4 cup unsweetened dairy-free cocoa powder 
  4. 2 tsp. baking powder
  5. 1/4 tsp salt
  6. 1/2 cup non-dairy milk
  7. 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  8. 1 tsp vanilla extract 

For the Cream Cheese Frosting: 

  1. 1/2 cup DFDU Cream Cheese Style 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  2. 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 

1. Preheat your oven to 185°C. Grease an 8×8-inch baking dish or a similar-sized ovenproof dish. 2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, 1/2 cup sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt for the chocolate cake layer.
3. Add the non-dairy milk, vegetable oil, and 1 tsp vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
4. Pour the chocolate cake batter into the prepared baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
5. Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes, or until the cake is set.
6. Allow the cake to cool for a while before serving.
7. In another bowl, beat the dairy-free cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract for the cream cheese style until smooth and with a piping bag, pipe onto cake.
8. Dust the cake with powdered sugar or cocoa powder for decoration before serving. Add your favourite seasonal fruit on top and enjoy! 

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