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Vegan Chocolate Cake with Pink Vegan Frosting | URBAN BAKES

Vegan Chocolate Cake

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  • Author: URBAN BAKES
  • Total Time: 2 hours
  • Yield: 2 layered, 6-inch cake 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter (Earth Balance)
  • 2 tablespoons soy milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 6-inch round baking pans; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, whisk flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add oil, vanilla, vinegar and water and mix all ingredients until just combined. Pour evenly into prepared baking pans.
  4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine confectioner’s sugar, vegan butter, soy milk and vanilla. Beat together on medium speed using an electric mixer for 2 to 4 minutes or until frosting becomes light and fluffy.
  6. Add food coloring of choice and mix again until color is evenly distributed.
  7. Frost top and sides of cake. ENJOY!
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes

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