Snow Mountain Chocolate Cake

Snow Mountain Chocolate Cake

This doesn't use butter, eggs, or sugar, but thanks to the chocolate and nuts you get a moist and delicious cake.

Ingredients: one 18 cm round pan

Cake flour
200 g
Cocoa powder
20 g
Baking powder
2 teaspoons
Milk chocolate
1 bar (70 g)
200 ml
3 tablespoons
Raisins, prunes, dried persimmons, etc.
80 g
50 g
1 tablespoon
Rice flour
as desired


1. Cook the walnuts on low heat in a frying pan, on dry-steam in the oven at 150°C for 10 minutes, then roughly chop up. Cut up the raisins, fruits, etc and soak in the rum. Melt the chocolate by immersing in hot water. Once it melts mix in the honey. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
2. Combine and sift the flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder. Add to the chocolate from Step 1 and mix with a cutting motion.
3. Add the milk and mix. While it's still somewhat powdery add the walnuts and fruit (together with the rum) and lightly mix.
4. Pour the mixture into the pan and even out the top. Cook in the oven at 180°C for 40 to 45 minutes.
5. Once it's finished baking and cooled, remove from the pan and place on a cake cooler.
6. Once cooled, sprinkle joshinko on top and cut.

Story Behind this Recipe

My first motivation for making this was to have people who dislike sweets to be able to enjoy this. Then I thought I could remove the butter, and then the eggs. The recipe kept evolving into what it is now.