Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes + Chocolate Frosting

Ingredientscupcakes

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup of white sugar

1/4 cup of cocoa powder

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. of salt

1/3 cup oil (I use sunflower)

1 tsp. vanilla or imitation vanilla

1 tsp. of distilled white vinegar OR 1 1/4 tsp. of lemon juice

1 cup of water

 

Directions

1. Mix together the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt) with a whisk or fork.

2. Mix in the wet ingredients (oil, vanilla, vinegar/lemon juice, water) until all of the clumps are out.

3. You can bake a 9 inch round cake or ~12 cupcakes. Make sure to grease the pan.

4. If baking a cake, bake at 350 for 45 minutes. If baking cupcakes, bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. (test with toothpick)

5. Let cool for one hour before frosting.

Recipe inspired by All Recipes

 

For chocolate frosting you will need:

1 cup powdered sugar 

2 tbsp. of softened butter

2 tbsp. of almond/coconut milk

1/4 cup of cocoa powder

1/4 tsp. vanilla or imitation vanilla

 

Simply mix together these ingredients to form a thick chocolate frosting.

Enjoy with a glass of (dairy-free) milk!

 

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. theveganmuffinwoman says:

    These look awesome!

    1. cassirelly says:

      Oh they are! It was so hard for my family not to finish them all in one night!

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