How To Make Vegan Cake

Vegan Birthday Cake

How can you not love vegan cakes? It’s your perfect getaway to eating as much desserts as you want to without the slightest feeling of guilt or remorse. If you haven’t tasted any vegan cakes yet, you should know that the flavor is amazingly identical to what normal cakes taste like. So what’s the excuse, right?

Also, the secret to a delicious vegan cake, just like any other recipe, is to do it your way. In order to have total control of how rich and flavorful it would turn out. This vegan birthday chocolate cake recipe is the cake you’ve been waiting for. The ingredients are simple, it’s super velvety with excellent texture and taste, and it’s a total blowout for your occasion.

How To Make Vegan Cake

Preparation Times:

Vegan Birthday Cake


  • Baking pans
  • Oven
  • Mixing bowls
  • Cooking pan


  • 1 1/4 cups almond milk
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 tbsps maple syrup
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tbsps unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Vegan Chocolate Frosting

  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 2/3 cups powdered icing sugar
  • 4 tbsps unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp water


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 8-inch round baking pans.
  2. Stir the lemon juice into the milk and set aside to thicken and ‘curdle’ slightly into buttermilk.
  3. In a pan over a medium heat, melt the margarine and syrup together. Set aside to cool slightly.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder and baking soda until well combined.
  5. Pour the milk and melted margarine mixture over the flour mixture and stir well until it becomes a smooth batter.
  6. Divide the mixture between the two prepared pans and bake for 30-35 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cakes to cool in the tins for 5 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. For the icing, beat together in a medium bowl until smooth.
  9. When the cakes are completely cold, sandwich together with half of the icing. Spread the remaining icing over the top of the cake.
  10. Freeze for about 30 minutes before serving.