One of my favorite crafts! these are all 100% vegan cakes without refined processed white sugar or powdered sugar or animal products.
My friends Bday cake:
My rasta friends birthday cake:
another friends cake:
My wedding cake (the most exciting part of planning and organizing it was making the cake
I hope you like!
3 cups unbleached flour
2 cups raw sugar
6 Tablespoons cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup Vegetable oil
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups chocolate soymilk (water works too!)
Combine flour, sugar cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. add liquids. mix. bake @ 350 for 40 minutes
rum cake variation:
replace vanilla with 3/4 teaspoons almond extract
replace soymilk with 1.5 cups water and 1/2 cup rum
i think raspberry goes really well with almond cake. i like to make a puree for the center of the cake
1/2 cup sweetener of choice
1/2 cup water
1 Tablespoon arrowroot
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups fruit
combine the arrowroot with a few tablespoons of water to make a paste. set aside.
in a saucepan combine the sweetener, water, fruit and lemon juice. over low heat stir until mixture begins to boil. once it boils add the arrowroot mixture. The mixture should start to thicken in a few minutes. STIR constantly. Remove from heat and cool.
1/2 cup vegan margarine
2 cups vegan powdered sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons soymilk
1/3 cup cocoa powder (or more)
a dash of salt
soften margarine. use an electric mixer to mix in sugar , vanilla, soymilk, cocoa powder and salt. mix until fluffy and well mixed.
bake cakes. cool. frost. to decorate- used sliced almonds, chocolate chips and anything else. have fun!