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Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe

2021-05-22
4.5 Stars (27 Voters)
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This vegan chocolate cake is the best vegan cake I've ever made! This cake is sot, moist, rich and very easy to make. The cake is covered with delicious vegan chocolate frosting. Whether you are vegan or not, you are going to fall in love with this chocolate cake. If you are looking for an egg-free, dairy free cake, this cake is for you. The perfect vegan chocolate birthday cake.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
10
PREP TIME
15 Minutes
WORK TIME
50 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World
INGREDIENTS FOR YIELDS

For the cake:

  • 1½ cups (190g) All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (30g) Cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup (200g) Sugar
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) Vegetable oil
  • 1 cup (240ml) Water
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar or lemon juice

For the frosting:

  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 200g full fat coconut milk
DIRECTIONS
  1. Make the cake: Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Grease a 8-inch (20cm) round cake pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, stir flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt and sugar.
  3. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla extract. Stir until combined.
  4. Pour the batter into prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, release from the pan, then let to cool to room temperature.
  5. Make the frosting: chop the chocolate into small pieces and place in a heatproof bowl. Set aside. In a small saucepan heat the coconut milk, pour hot coconut milk over the chocolate and let sit for 2 minutes, then mix until melted and smooth.
  6. Chill in the fridge for about 30-60 minutes or until set, beat the frosting until fluffy and frost the cake as desired.

COMMENTS (11)
  • B
    Bibish
    5/31/2021

    Suberp

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  • L
    Leticia Benites
    3/18/2022

    No baking powder. I just tried to make it , following the recipe with no baking powder , and it did not rise at all

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  • M
    MD
    5/28/2022

    I made it twice with doubling the recipe. It raises well in the center but not to edges. however it tastes so delicious. Cant love more

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  • G
    Gilah
    1/21/2023

    It was so easy to make, and came out so delicious!

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  • G
    Gilah
    1/21/2023

    By the way, I used gluten free flour. I sifted it twice. You would never know it was not wheat flour.

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  • U
    Unnati Gokhale
    3/29/2023

    I have tried your vegan cake recipe. It turned out very nice. Thank you for sharing. I like the most that your measurements you have given in the recipe are very simple to follow.

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    The Cooking Foodie
    3/30/2023

    Glad you liked it :)

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    Jaquez Holt
    6/3/2024

    Can I use apple cider vinegar for this recipe ?

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    The Cooking Foodie
    6/4/2024

    Yes, you can.

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