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A bit too spicy for me, but the rest of the gals at the Cinco de Mayo party loved it- especially 3 of them. I hate baking (unknown by the menu person) but this one was so easy to make I'd do it again. I drizzled a little of the chocolate on then left the rest in a bowl with a spoon for self service. Several gals asked for the recipe- I sent them the link.

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in the garden May 18, 2011

We made this for a homeschool celebration and LOVED IT!! I tried it with chili powder because I was serving it to kids, but look forward to trying it with cayenne next time. Really like how the strawberries went with it, I even added sliced strawberries to my leftover slice. YUM! Thank you for this recipe.

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NHRedHead January 25, 2010

I didn't add the chocolate glaze since the sugar is technically not vegan and my friend (who I was cooking for) is very strict. I also used apple sauce instead of oil out of convenience. I love the flavour of mexican chocolate and enjoyed this - it was fluffy, moist and had a pleasing kick to it. Also, this was easier to make than a lot of vegan dessert recipes out there. Thanks!

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LadyPoe November 02, 2009

This was wonderfuly spiced. I made it for my BF on V-day to go along with the mexican theme. The next time I make this I will ommit the glaze (I didn't care for that to much). The strawberries are a great idea. Thanks for sharing. 080109- I love this cake still! I don't like overly sweet cakes so this is perfect for me. Instead of the glaze I sprinkle it with powdered sugar and add a dollop of whipped cream.

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jrusk August 01, 2009

I just became vegan and have been searching for some new favorite recipes. This will definitely be one of them! I made tiny cupcakes out of the batter, used the glaze, and topped them with blueberries, raspberries, and sliced strawberries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar. Very pretty and very tasty.

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lashannamasala November 21, 2008

This is a fantastic cake. Very easy to make. When I made the chocolate glaze, though, it never hardened for me and was a bit of a sloppy mess---but it was a delicious sloppy mess! Friends recommended serving the cake with a bottle of Cholula hot pepper sauce on the side, stating it takes the cake to a whole new level! Fantastic, thanks for sharing.

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Lengara May 06, 2008

This my most favorite chocolate cake there is! I watched the movie "Chocolate" that is where I learned that cayenne pepper & chocolate go really well together. I will also put about 1 Tablespoon of cocoa powder in my chili too. That way I don't need to add sugar to cut the acid of the tomatoes.

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jencimoore April 27, 2008

We were split on this cake. Two of us loved it, the other four did not. Perhaps they were expecting chocolate cake, but got a surprise and they're just not into the surprise. Moist, flavorful and a tiny bit spicy.

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Nado2003 April 26, 2008
mexican chocolate cake