The Best Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe

The Best Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe

Best. Ever.



At least 1 tub of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

2 cups all purpose flour

3/4 cup cocoa powder

2 cups granulated sugar

3 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup veggie oil

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 cup hot/boiling water

1 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

O‍ptional Frosting: 


16oz bag powdered sugar

2 cups softened earth balance spread (it's vegan)

1 1/4 cups cocoa powder

1/4 cup vegan sour cream

1/4 cup vegan cream cheese

1/4 cup hot water

1/8 almond milk

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

pinch fine sea salt

2 cups melted dark chocolate


For Cake: Pre-heat oven to 350F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and set aside.

Mix the dry ingredients (flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder and salt) in a large bowl. Add the veggie oil, vanilla, almond milk, and hot water. Whisk together until combined and pour batter onto parchment lined pan. Bake in pre-heated oven for about 30-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Let fully cool and then coat with cookie dough. You may need more than a tub depending how thick you want the dough. Then cut into segments and stack if you like. YUM!

For Frosting: 

While cake is cooling make the frosting by putting all ingredients together and mixing and mixing and mixing until it's all creamy. OMG it's so good guuuuys.