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Vegan Cake Recipe

How to make the best vegan cake recipe that's perfect for birthdays or any time you need an easy basic vanilla cake.

Recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie (chocolatecoveredkatie.com)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Yield 15 - 20 servings


  • 1 1/4 cup milk of choice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp white or cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 cups white, spelt, or oat flour (for low carb, make this Keto Cake)
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar, unrefined if desired


  • The recipe makes two 8-inch cakes, or one 9x13 sheet cake, or three 6-inch cakes. To make the vegan cake, start by preheating the oven to 350 F. Whisk liquid ingredients in a large bowl. Let sit at least 10 minutes, then add remaining ingredients to form a batter. Smooth into greased baking pans. Bake 30 minutes, or until cake is risen and cooked through. (If you are a visual learner, feel free to watch the recipe video above.) 
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 100kcal