Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake
A family recipe over 100 years old that has been passed down from generation to generation - the chocolate cream cheese cake or more classically known as "The Aunt Ruby Cake". Traditionally made in a bundt pan with oil, eggs, sugar, and buttermilk.
It has taken me years to finally get everything perfect, but I have completed that task this year. My family recipe is now whole food plant-based SOS-free and tastes just as good as the original recipe.
One of my favorite recipes I have ever created for you guys and something I am very honored introducing to your family.
Perfect for any special occasion -- Valentine's Day (hint hint!)
Dark Chocolate Chips We Used:
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Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake By: The Jaroudi Family Ingredients: Cake Batter 1 flax egg (1 tbsp flax meal mixed with 3 tbsp water) 3⁄4 cup oat flour 3⁄4 cup whole wheat flour (or buckwheat flour for gluten-free) 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1⁄2 cup applesauce 1 cup hot coffee (or any coffee replacement like dandy blend/tea) 1⁄2 cup nondairy milk mixed with 1⁄2 tsp apple cider vinegar (“buttermilk”) 1⁄2 tsp vanilla extract 1⁄2 tsp white miso paste 1⁄4 cup cocoa powder 1⁄2 cup date paste (or date sugar) Cream Cheese Filling 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup white beans (drained and rinsed) 6 pitted dates 2 tsp vanilla extract ¾ cup nondairy milk (unflavored/unsweetened) Dark chocolate chips (optional) Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a high-speed blender mix together the cream cheese filling except chocolate chips until smooth. Move the filling to a bowl and fold in dark chocolate chips. Set aside. In a large bowl mix together all of the dry cake batter ingredients. Add in the flax egg, hot coffee, applesauce, non-dairy buttermilk mixture, vanilla, and miso. Add half of the batter to a parchment-lined (or silicone) loaf pan. Layer on top the cream cheese filling. Add the remaining batter over top of the cream cheese filling. Bake for 50-60 minutes. Let the loaf pan cool completely before removing it. Enjoy!!
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We miss my great-great Aunt Ruby very much and think of her every time I make this recipe.