Vegan Chocolate Cake
Fluffy, decadent, and delicious, this chocolate cake will melt in your mouth!
1 cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
1 cup Unbleached White Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
2 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Sea Salt
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder*, *If using Dutch process cocoa, use 1/2 tsp less baking soda
1/2 cup Organic Sugar
1/2 cup Walnut Oil
1 cup Maple Syrup
1 cup Vanilla Soymilk
1 cup Water
2 tsp Balsamic or Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
1/4 tsp Almond Extract
Preheat Oven To 350 Degrees.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Oil Two 9-Inch Round Cake …
Oil two 9-inch round cake pans and line with parchment paper.
Sift Dry Ingredients Into A …
Sift dry ingredients into a large bowl: flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cocoa and maple sugar. Stir with a wire whisk to mix.
In Another Bowl, Mix The …
In another bowl, mix the wet ingredients with a wire whisk until foamy: oil, maple syrup, soymilk, water, vinegar and extracts.
Pour The Wet Ingredients Into …
Pour the wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix gently but thoroughly until the batter is smooth. Don’t panic, this batter is very thin.
Pour Batter Into Pans, Dividing …
Pour batter into pans, dividing
evenly. Bake on center rack of preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until center of
cake springs back when lightly touched and a cake tester inserted into center of cake
Cool Cake Layers In Pans …
Cool cake layers in pans on wire cooling racks for 10 mins.
Use A Dinner Knife To …
Use a dinner knife to release
cakes from sides of pans. Turn layers out of pans directly onto racks, cool completely.
Wrap Layers Tightly In Plastic …
Wrap layers tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate before assembling the cake. This cake
freezes very well.
Cake Can Be Removed From …
Cake can be removed from freezer and cut both layers while frozen horizontally creating a
four layer cake. This makes it richer and more festive.