Deep Chocolate Vegan Cake
Adapted from a Moosewood book, via recipezaar.com
375 mL (1½ cups) all purpose flour
75 mL (1/3 cup) unsweetened natural cocoa powder
2 mL (½ tsp) baking soda
2 mL (½ tsp) salt
250 mL (1 cup) sugar
125 mL (½ cup) vegetable oil
250 mL (1 cup) cold water or chilled brewed coffee
10 mL (2 tsp) vanilla extract
25 mL (2 tbsp) cider vinegar
Preheat oven to 190 C (375 F).
Oil a 20 cm (8 inch) square or round cake pan, and dust with sifted cocoa.
Sift together flour, cocoa, soda, salt and sugar.
In another bowl, mix oil, water and vanilla.
Pour liquid into dry and mix until smooth.
Add vinegar and stir briefly. Immediately pour batter into prepared pan, and bake 25-30 minutes.