Serves 15 Takes 45 mins + cooling
750ml cake flour FOR THE COULIS 80ml cocoa powder 2 avocados 10ml baking powder 45ml lemon juice 10ml bicarbonate of soda 250ml icing sugar, sifted 3ml salt
60ml avocado oil
1 avocado, mashed
30ml white vinegar
15ml vanilla essence 500ml sugar
1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and flour 2 x 23cm cake tins. Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, bicarb and salt. 2 Beat together the oil, avo, water, vinegar and vanilla. Stir in sugar. Stir into the dry ingredients until just combined. Divide between cake pans. Bake for about 30 minutes or until a testing skewer comes out clean. Cool in the pans. 3 For the coulis, blitz avo and lemon juice until smooth. Stir in icing sugar until smooth.
4 Ice the cakes together with a layer of icing and top with remaining icing. Decorate with flowers, if you like.