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Sunday, May 20, 2012

[Easy Chocolate Cake] Vegan Chocolate Cake ready to be baked in 5 minutes

It's a long weekend! Yay.
Tomorrow, Monday the 21st, is Victoria day of 2012,  federal Canadian public holiday celebrated on the last Monday before May 25, in honour of Queen Victoria's birthday.
This is one of my favorite cakes too :)
But, the easiest cake I bake is this vegan chocolate cake.

You can make it either in a square pan or in muffin tins like I did for Remi's class in April.
Oh, I doubled the recipe to make enough cupcakes for Remi's class on his birthday.
As the top frosting is made with butter, the cupcake is not vegan anymore.
If you want it to be vegan cupcake, you'd better use margarine instead of butter.

It takes less than five minutes to prepare this cake batter.
I'm not even exaggerating.

Here goes the recipe:
(This recipe is adapted from Busy-day Chocolate Cake )

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
 3 tablespoons 100% cocoa powder, unsweetened
 1 teaspoon baking soda
 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
 6 tablespoons vegetable oil
 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
 1 tablespoon white vinegar
 1 cup cold water

How to make
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (=180 degrees Celcius).
2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder, baking soda, and coarse salt.

3. Make a well in centre of flour mixture and add vegetable oil, pure vanilla extract, white vinegar, and cold water.

4. Whisk until well combined.

5. Spoon cupcake batter into paper liners until to 2/3 full.

6. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.
The holes you see on the cupcakes are toothpick holes :)

Let cool completely in pan on a wire rack.

I topped the cupcakes with the most simple butter cream and sprinkles
 1 pound confectioners' sugar, sifted
 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
 1/8 teaspoon salt

Option: 2 drops of food colouring

How to make:
1. In a mixer bowl fitted with a paddle attachment, combine butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt.
Beat on high speed 2 to 3 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl occasionally.

Once cupcakes are completely cooled, frost with the frosting recipe or decorate as you desire.

Isn't it really so easy?
Try this. it took me less than an hours to get the reult, a.k.a cupcakes.
I made them very quick,

Easy Chocolate Cake


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