EgglessVanila Cake

Eggless vanilla cake recipe with step by step photos. This vanilla cake has a soft and moist texture. It also tastes very good and thus makes for a good base for making cream cakes and & gateau.

Ingredients

  • ▢1.5 cups all purpose flour
  • ▢1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ▢a pinch of salt
  • ▢½ cup water
  • ▢½ cup melted butter or oil
  • ▢¾ cup regular sugar or organic unrefined cane sugar – add as required * check notes
  • ▢4 tablespoon curd (yogurt) + 1 tablespoon water ( you can use dairy curd or vegan curd)
  • ▢1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar or white vinegar (substitute is 1 tablespoon lime juice)
  • ▢½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ▢1 teaspoon vanilla extract or vanilla powder or half of a vanilla bean – scraped

Instructions

Preparation For Eggless Vanilla Cake

  • First sift the all purposed flour/maida with the baking powder and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl or pan.
  • Just keep everything ready as you have to be quick enough to mix the batter.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees c.
  • Grease a 6 or 7 inches pan with butter or oil.
  • You can also line the pan with butter paper and then grease the butter paper with oil or butter.
  • Now take some butter and melt it in a small pan or microwave.
  • You need to get about 1/2 cup of melted butter.
  • Just melt the butter. No need to heat it.
  • When the butter is still warm or a bit hot, add the sugar to the melted butter.
  • Stir and mix well. keep aside.
  • Now in a measuring cup or in a small bowl, whisk the 4 tbsp yogurt + 1 tbsp water till smooth.
  • Add 1 tbsp vinegar. then add the baking soda and stir.
  • Pour the butter +sugar mixture, 1/2 cup water and the frothing yogurt+vinegar+baking soda into the sieved flour.
  • Add vanilla extract.
  • Be quick enough to fold and make a lump free batter.
  • Don’t over do the folding.
  • Pour the batter in the greased baking pan.
  • Shake and tap the sides of the pan so that air bubbles are released.