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Vegan Yellow Cake Recipe

Easy Vegan Yellow Cake Recipe. Make any umber of layers, use frosting of choice to make layered birthday cake or holiday cake. Vegan Soy-free Cake Recipe. Makes 1 8 inch pan cake.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: cake
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 248kcal
Author: Vegan Richa



  • 3/4 cup non dairy milk
  • 2 heaping Tbsp non dairy yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp flax seed meal or chia seed meal
  • 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 3/4 to 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 cup vegan powdered sugar or other sugar (1/3 cup for less sweet)
  • a generous pinch of turmeric for color optional


  • 1 1/2 cup unbleached white flour (1.25 cups if using a mix of whole wheat and all purpose)
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch or other starch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda


  • Preheat the oven to 350 deg F / 180Âșc
  • In a bowl, add all the wet ingredients and whisk well until combined.
  • In another bowl mix in the dry ingredients, or sift directly into the bowl with wet ingredients.
  • Whisk until the mixture is smooth and silky. 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Pour the batter intp parchment lined or greased and well floured 8 inch cake pan.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until tooth pick from the center comes out clean. Cool completely covered with towel, Frost with favorite frosting, slice and serve.


Nutritional values based on one cake


Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Sodium: 192mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 1.4mg