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Vegan Wacky Cake

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is my family recipe. It is a delicious chocolate cake with a twist, it's completely vegan. This cake goes great with some chocolate or vanilla frosting and a scoop of ice cream on top! I get extra fancy with a few mint leaves!"
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1 h 40 m servings 270
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch round baking dish.
  2. Sift flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda together in a bowl. Add water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla extract, to flour mixture and beat until smooth, about 1 minute. Pour batter into baking dish.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour before removing from baking dish.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 270 calories; 9.7 44.4 2.9 0 450 Full nutrition

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I made cupcakes out of these and they were awesome. I mixed all the ingredients except the vinegar. Stirred it in at the last minute which is why I think it had such a nice rise. Added 1/2 c cr...

I have been making this cake for years! It is the best chocolate cake ever. My vegan friend loves it and so do my children. I love that you don't need milk and eggs! Company's Coming cookbooks b...

I made this for my vegan friend and got nothing but awesome feedback :)

I was given this recipe not long after I was married. A fabulous recipe when eggs are either not in the house due to having run out OR if there is an egg allergy. Thank you for posting!