Vegan Chocolate Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 14
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 207.4
  • Total Fat: 8.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.9 mg
  • Sodium: 175.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g

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Number of Servings: 14


    1 1/4 cups flour
    1 cup sugar
    1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 cup warm water
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1/3 cup vegetable oil
    1 tsp distilled white or apple cider vinegar

    1/2 cup sugar
    4 tbsp vegan butter spread (or real butter if you're an omni)
    2 tbsp soy milk (or regular milk if you're an omni)
    2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    2 tsp vanilla extract


Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, then grease an 8X8 square pan/dish.

Step 2: Mix together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt with a whisk, making sure it is really blended together. Add the water, vanilla, oil, and vinegar, and again, mix until it's really well blended. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides of the bowl if necessary.

Step 3: Pour the mixture into the pan and place in oven and bake for about 30 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean. Cool on a rack completely (about 2 hours).

Step 4: For the glaze, in a small saucepan, bring sugar, butter spread, soy milk, and cocoa to a boil. Stir frequently; then reduce heat to a simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir for another 5 minutes. Don't leave this step out, it will make your glaze grainy.

Step 5: Add vanilla, stir, and immediately pour onto cake. Glaze dries really quickly, so spread it immediately and add any sprinkles or topping now. Cool for one hour.
Makes 14 slices.

Number of Servings: 14

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CATETHEGREAT.

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  • Incredible!
    Excellent cake. Entire family, including 4 yr. old grandson, loved it. I didnt put the glaze on but next time I will. Am about to leave the computer for the kitchen to make it again. - 10/3/09

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