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Vegan Basic Vanilla Cake

Vegan Basic Vanilla Cake

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    35 m
  • Ready In

    50 m
Christine

Christine

This is a dense, yet somewhat spongy basic vegan cake. It can be topped with a basic vegan chocolate or vegan vanilla buttercream frosting. A nice, easy, basic, homemade favorite that doesn't taste like a box mix AND can be used as a tasty vegan birthday cake! Cool completely before topping with your favorite vegan buttercream frosting.

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  • Calories:
  • 287 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.3g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 380 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8x8-inch baking dish.
  2. Stir soy milk and vinegar together in a large glass measuring cup.
  3. Whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl.
  4. Briskly mix canola oil, water, lemon juice, vanilla extract, and almond extract into soy milk mixture using a fork. Stir soy milk mixture into flour mixture until batter is lump-free. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, about 35 minutes.
  6. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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basiliz
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basiliz

7/17/2013

This cake is delicious. I made some replacements though. I was going to put whipped coconut cream on top, so instead of soy milk I put coconut milk (the watery part of the coconut can). Instead of canola oil, I put coconut oil, and instead of white sugar, I put coconut sugar. As flour, I used half whole wheat, half amaranth flour. I skipped almond extract. I definitely recommend this recipe. Thanks!

Marcy
9

Marcy

8/12/2013

I made this cake for my vegan niece's birthday. Frosted it with a quick vegan chocolate frosting topped with fruit. It was a big hit!

Terra-Matris
9

Terra-Matris

3/9/2013

Excellent...I use Zweet to decrease calories...thank you for a wonderful recipe!

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