easy chocolate cake
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This really is the easiest Vegan Chocolate Cake you'll ever make! It uses simple pantry ingredients, comes together in just a few minutes, but tastes rich and decadent. Once you try it, you'll never go back!
Recipe type: Cakes
Serves: 12
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup nondairy milk
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅔ cup vegetable oil
  • 4 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Spray your two 8" cake pans with nonstick spray, dust with flour, and set aside. You can also use a baking spray with flour in it.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  4. Add in the nondairy milk, water, and oil, and mix vigorously. Add in the vinegar and vanilla extract, and mix until well combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  6. Let cake cool slightly in the pan, then remove and allow to finish cooling on a wire rack.
  7. Let cake cook off completely before frosting!
Recipe by The Baking Fairy at https://www.thebakingfairy.net/2020/04/easy-chocolate-cake/