Easy Vegan Yellow Cake Recipe

White cake with chocolate frosting
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  • 70 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 1 cake
Ratings (5)

This is a light and fluffy vegan yellow cake recipe - it's not heavy, like some vegan cake recipes. A basic vegan yellow cake is good for children's birthdays or other special occasions. 

See also: More Vegan Cake Recipes

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup vegan margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Egg replacer for 4 eggs
  • 1 3/8 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Soy milk as needed

How to Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 F. Grease the bottom only of an 8-inch square pan.
  2. Cream the vegan margarine with an electric mixer until smooth.
  3. Add the sugar gradually.
  4. Add the egg replacer and mix well.
  5. Add the flour and baking powder and stir. If the mixture is too dry, add a few drops (up to 1/4 cup) of soy milk.
  6. Spread the mixture in the prepared pan and bake for 30-40 minutes.
  7. Allow the cake to cook and frost with your favorite vegan frosting, if desired.

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