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Vegan Basic Vanilla Cake


Ingredients

1 cup plain soy milk

1 cup plain soy milk

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 ½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour

1 ½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour

1 cup white sugar

1 cup white sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon salt

⅓ cup canola oil

⅓ cup canola oil

¼ cup water

¼ cup water

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

¼ teaspoon almond extract

¼ teaspoon almond extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8×8-inch baking dish.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8×8-inch baking dish.

Stir soy milk and vinegar together in a large glass measuring cup.

Stir soy milk and vinegar together in a large glass measuring cup.

Whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl.

Whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl.

Briskly mix canola oil, water, lemon juice, vanilla extract, and almond extract into soy milk mixture using a fork. Stir soy milk mixture into flour mixture until batter is lump-free. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.

Briskly mix canola oil, water, lemon juice, vanilla extract, and almond extract into soy milk mixture using a fork. Stir soy milk mixture into flour mixture until batter is lump-free. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

Cook’s Notes:

You can use all water in place of the soy milk, but the soy milk adds more flavor. Also, consider that for this to be truly vegan you must purchase sugar made without the use of animal byproduct which you can usually buy at your local, friendly health food market.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* 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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