Vegan Recipe of the Week – Chocolate Cake with Frosting

By Sally Bell Alper

Chocolate Cake with Frosting

Easy cake recipe to treat your self.


3 cups flour
2tbs baking soda
½ tsp salt
¾ cup cocoa powder
¾ cup margarine
1 ½ cup sugar
¼ cup water
2 cups milk substitute
2 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix dry to wetter ingredients together until what cook books call “just mixed”. Pour into oiled pan and bake for 30 minutes.

Icing on the cake..

¼ cup margarine
2 ¼ cup powdered sugar (give or take until smooth)
2 tbsp of flavor extract of your choice (my favorite is mint)

Just mix it all together and cover your cake.

Variations: Add chocolate chips or nuts to the dough, place coconut, candy or other yummies on top of the icing, add food coloring to the icing,