Black Sapote Chocolate cake
This is based on a chocolate recipe styling so if you have a favourite torte or cake recipe use the sapote but remove any filling mixture to make room for it. Think of it as adding fruit to your mix. ie remove banana from a previous recipe.
Recipe type: Sweet
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup of black sapote pulp
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • Garnish coconut & lemon zest
  • Note: if you wish to add cocoa about 1 -2 tbs but taste it as you put it in.
  1. Preheat oven 180C.
  2. In a food processor combine sugar and butter then add sapote and eggs. Process well. In a separate bowl sift all dry ingrendients. Then add slowly to the processor combining the ingredients. Place mixture into a cake tin and bake for 40 - 45 minutes. Garnish with coconut and lemon zest.
Recipe by Harvest Hub at