Chocolate Egg-Free Dairy-Free Nut-Free Cake

Adapted from: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/egg-free-dairy-free-nut-free-cake/detail.aspx or use original source: http://www.food.com/recipe/vanilla-eggless-and-dairy-free-vegan-cake-216376 and add cacao + choco chips

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Yield: two-and-a-half 8" pans, or one 13x9x2 pan
Servings: 15-22

"This chocolate cake is so good, you'll never miss the dairy products! Check at your health food store for nondairy chocolate chips."

3-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/4 teaspoons salt
2-1/2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (milk-free)
2-1/2 teaspoons baking soda (or 2tsp baking soda + 2 tsp egg substitute+ 4tbsp H2O+ 1 to 2 tbsp salba, 1/4 cup apple sauce)
3/4 cup and 1 teaspoon vegetable oil (or 1 & 1/4 cup oil)
2 tablespoons and 1-1/2 teaspoons white vinegar (or reg vin + cider vinegar)
2-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2-1/2 cups cold water
1-1/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (milk & nut free)

Note: Ingredients above were scaled up to serve 20. The directions below still refer to the original recipe yield (8).
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8 inch baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, sugar, cocoa powder, and baking soda. Mix well with a fork, then stir in oil, vinegar, and vanilla extract. When dry ingredients are thoroughly moistened, pour in cold water and stir until batter is smooth. Stir in chocolate chips and pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a rack.

Vegan Vanilla Cake (eggless and dairy free)

Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Serves: 6-9
Yield: One 8-inch cake

"This is a simple yellow cake that is easy to make and very tasty. It can also be cut into slices and served with fruit."

Heat oven to 350F
Mix dry ingredients in large mixing bowl:
  • 188 g (1.5 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 245 g (1 cup) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 
  • ½ tsp salt
Mix wet ingredients in small mixing bowl:
  • 1 tsp egg substitute + 2tbsp water + 1 tbsp salba and (optional) 1/8 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup rice milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Pour wet into dry and whisk until no lumps appear and batter is smooth.
Remove from mixing stand.
Add 1 tablespoon vinegar, stir about seven times, and quickly pour into pan.

  1. Prepare cake pan: Line 8-inch round or square cake pan with parchment paper and grease bottom and sides of the pan. Then flour the pan.  Can also use silicone cupcake molds.
  2. Bake around 30 minutes, until cake begins to pull away from sides and/or toothpick inserted in the center pulls out clean.
  3. Let sit for ten to fifteen minutes, invert, and cool on rack.


food recall: milk in Solo Fruit brand Dark Chocolate Sorbet

uh-oh...  :(
hopefully they'll fix the production not adjust the label...

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: CFIA Webmaster
Date: 2011/9/24
Subject: m-l : 20110923b - Allergy Alert (milk) / Alerte à l'allergie (lait)

Le texte français suit le texte anglais.

A recall has been added to the CFIA's Food Recall Report.

Class 1
Reason for Recall: Allergen - milk
Product(s): Solo Fruit brand Dark Chocolate Sorbet
Recalling Firm: Solo Fruit Inc.
Distribution: This product has been distributed in Quebec
Product details are available at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/recarapp/2011/20110923be.shtml

Milk Allergy - http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/milklaite.shtml
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Un rappel a été ajouté au Rapport sur les rappels d’aliments de l'ACIA.

Classe 1
Raison du rappel : Allergène – lait
Produit(s) : « Sorbet Chocolat noir » de marque Solo Fruit
Entreprise effectuant le rappel : Solo Fruit Inc.
Distribution : Ce produit a été distribué au Québec.

Vous trouverez les détails sur le produit à l’adresse suivante : http://www.inspection.gc.ca/francais/corpaffr/recarapp/2011/20110923bf.shtml

Allergie au lait - http://www.inspection.gc.ca/francais/fssa/labeti/allerg/milklaitf.shtml
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