The Best Dairy Free Chocolate Icing

This is the easiest chocolate icing to whip up, and despite being dairy-free it has the creamiest butter cream-like texture. It’s so good you just want to eat the icing by itself. Just the way icing is meant to be. Plus it’s packed with lots of healthy fats from the coconut cream and avocado keeping your little ones satisfied for longer without driving them up the walls on a sugar frenzied high.

It’s best to double up the quantities below for a two-tier cake that needs coverage on all sides, in the middle and on top of the cake.

Suitable from 1 year onwards.

Allergy information: DF, SF, WF, GF, NF, EF and RSF.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves:  1 cake (or 12 cupcakes)

The Best Dairy Free Chocolate Icing

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes



  • Using a food processor blitz the coconut sugar on high for about 10 seconds to form icing sugar.
  • Pop in the rest of the ingredients in the same food processor and blitz on medium speed for about 5 – 10 seconds so you have a very creamy smooth texture.
  • Ice your cake, cupcakes or brownies and pop in the fridge until you’re ready to serve or just devour immediately.


Recommend making a double batch of icing for a two tier cake.
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Course Baking - Sweet, Dessert, Freezer Friendly, Special Occasion - Kids Party
Keyword cake, Cake Frosting, Chocolate Cake, icing
Allergy Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Nut Free, Oil Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Salt Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Raw, Vegan, Vegetarian
Author: Sharon Selby

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About the Author: Sharon Selby

Sharon Selby’s popular blog ‘Deliciously Allergy Free’ proves that life after ‘dairy and gluten’ is not only possible, but is seriously easy and delicious. Specialising in allergy-friendly living, she runs classes and online courses teaching families how to cook nutritious, tasty meals while being on a restricted diet. Her passion came from being able to reverse her son’s multiple food allergies, intolerances and eczema by the time he was 18 months old. Sharon loves sharing that good health begins in the kitchen and with a nutritious diet families will thrive.

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