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This cake is truly a wonder cake. It is free of all the allergenic foods, even dairy.

dairy free wonder cake

Make and enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups “Grandma’s Gluten Free Flour Mix  (see Recipe) 
    4 Tablespoons cocoa powder
     
  • 3 teaspoons Egg Replacer (an egg free baking mix, which lightens texture of baked products and helps batter to rise), prepared according to package directions  It is available in most stores.  If Egg Replacer is not available, combine 3 Tablespoons water, 3 Tablespoons oil and 2 level teaspoons baking powder (substitute for 2 eggs)
  • 2 level teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar 
  • 1 cup Club Soda / Sprite
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla 

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F (about 180 deg C)
  2. Sift the flour, cocoa and baking powder in a mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil, sugar, prepared Egg Replacer, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour in Club Soda, a little at a time and continue to whisk it in, till it is well incorporated into the batter.
  5. Add 1-2 tablespoons water if batter is too thick
  6. Mix further using a hand held mixer, for about half a minute of so.
  7. Pour into two 8” lightly greased cake pans
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes , or until inserted knife or toothpick comes out clean
  9. Cool in pans on wire rack for 15 minutes
  10. With thin knife, loosen sides of cakes from pans, invert onto racks to cool.

Ingredients for Dairy free frosting

  • 2 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup dairy free, soy free margarine,
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

  1. In a saucepan, mix all ingredients, except for the vanilla extract, and bring to a rolling boil. 
  2. Boil for a full minute. 
  3. Remove from heat, add vanilla and beat until creamy. 
  4. Let cool for about 5- 7 minutes.
  5. Frosting should be warm while spreading.

To  Assemble the Cake 

  1. Place one cake layer rounded side down, on cake plate. 
  2. With a narrow spatula, spread 1/3 frosting over layer.
  3. Top with second layer, rounded side up. 
  4. Spread 1/3 frosting on top of cake. 
  5. Use remaining frosting to cover sides.  

Delicious!

 

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