Chocolate Sapote Cake With Kumquat Orange Marmalade

2 servings
15 minutes cook time
Chocolate Sapote Cake With Kumquat Orange Marmalade

This recipe is for those of you that really love to bake to impress. This decadent chocolate cake uses the sapotes natural sweetness and smooth texture to create a perfectly moist cake that will melt in your mouth. The tartness of the marmalade contrast perfectly with the rich chocolate flavors. This is a great choice to make for a birthday or special occasion. And it's vegan!



  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup maple sugar
  • 1 Tbsp grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 3/4 cup pureed black sapote
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice


  • 2 cups sliced kumquats (seeds removed)
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • seeds of one vanilla bean
  • pinch of sea salt


  • 1 1/2 cups maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 3/4 cups cocoa powder, or more if needed
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp orange zest
  • 2 Tbsp orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • sliced kumquats for garnish

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Recipe and photo courtesy of Amy Lyons at Fragrant Vanilla Cake.

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