Vegan Wacky Cake


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!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
8 servings


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup water

  • cup vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  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
10g Fat
44g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Sodium 450mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 3g
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 68mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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