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Vegan Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Frosting

  • Author: Abby Bayatpour
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 9 1x
  • Category: Cake
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


The BEST vegan vanilla cake that is moist, fluffy, and SO perfect with chocolate frosting! This cake is so easy and comes together in less than an hour.




  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease and line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, soda, powder, and salt.
  3. Add the olive oil, vanilla paste, almond milk, and vinegar. Whisk until no lumps remain and batter is smooth.
  4. Pour batter into the prepared pan and smooth out.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick or sharp knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool for at least 30 minutes before frosting.


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