Vegan Basic Vanilla Cake Recipe

  • 1 cup plain soy milk
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8×8-inch baking dish.
  2. Stir soy milk and vinegar together in a large glass measuring cup.
  3. Whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl.
  4. Briskly mix canola oil, water, lemon juice, vanilla extract, and almond extract into soy milk mixture using a fork. Stir soy milk mixture into flour mixture until batter is lump-free. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, about 35 minutes.