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Part 1: Rich Terracotta Vegan Cake
  1. Warm all liquid ingredients and cocoa mass, assuring that the cocoa mass is melted. Mix until just combined. Reserve warm.
  2. Add all the dry ingredients (excluding cocoa mass) into a food processor. Blend until combined.
  3. Add all warm wet ingredients into a food processor. Blend until smooth.
  4. Transfer to desired cake mold and bake at 165ºC/329ºF until set in the middle.
Part 2: Pecan/Cashew Filling
  • 140g Pecan
  • 140g Cashew
  • 112g deZaan Stellar Cocoa Butter (melted)
  • 200g Coconut Cream
  1. Soak the nuts in 1.5l of water overnight.
  2. Drain the nuts and add into a food processor.
  3. Add in the cocoa butter and blend to a paste.
  4. Add the coconut cream and blend until smooth.
  5. Cool for approx. 2hrs in the refrigerator.
  6. Reserve cool until ready to use.
Part 3: Rich Terracotta Ganache
  1. In a pot, add the coconut cream and sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  2. Pour over remaining ingredients and blend in an immersion blender until smooth.
  3. Cool until set in the refrigerator.
  4. Reserve until ready to use.
Part 4: Assembly
  1. Once all components have been made, begin by cutting the cake into 3 even layers.
  2. Place the bottom layer onto desired plate.
  3. Spread an even layer of pecan filling onto the cake.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until the cake has been assembled.
  5. Lightly whip the ganache. Coat the cake with ganache and repeat this step twice.
  6. Decorate the outside rim of the cake with roughly chopped roasted pecans.
  7. Finish with dusting and a roasted pecan (optional).

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