AnuSriram

After being successful with my Egg-less Sponge cake recipe, i wanted to try an egg-less chocolate cake. I always know that Wilton has wonderful recipes and also i got a recipe from America's test kitchen cookbook. But, both of them had eggs. I made up this recipe by using both the recipes and using some egg replacers. The cake came out fluffy and tasty.
I already gave some egg-substitute in my previous post here. I got few more of these replacers from a vegan cookbook.

1 egg = 1/4 cup oil
1 egg = 1 tbsp vinegar
1 egg = 1 tbsp ground flax seeds + 3 tbsp water (Beat until gelatinous) (Not good for cakes; Best in muffins)
1 egg = 1/4 cup pureed fruit (apple or banana)
1 egg = 1/4 cup soy yogurt
1 egg = 1/4 cup blended silken tofu

I used oil and vinegar for my recipe.

Ingredients:
  • All purpose flour - 1 3/4 cups
  • Dark chocolate bar - 1 (3.52 oz, about 100gms) (I used Hershey's)
  • Butter - 2 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Baking powder -1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Vanilla - 1/2 tbsp
  • Oil - 1/3 cup
  • Vinegar - 1 tbsp
  • Milk - 1/4 cup
  • Water - 3/4 cup
How to make it:

Spray and dust a non-stick baking pan. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Melt butter and chocolate in microwave for a minute. Mix flour, baking powder and baking soda. In a bowl, whisk oil and water together. Add milk, vanilla, vinegar and sugar and mix well. Fold in the flour. Add the melted chocolate and mix thoroughly. Pour into a baking pan and bake for 35-40 minutes.
I decorated this car cake for my son's Birthday. He is a fan of NASCAR - #24 Jeff Gordon. The cake here is the above recipe with Butter cream frosting.



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39 Responses
  1. Srilakshmi Says:

    Love the Nascar Cake! Looks so cool. I bet your son must have loved it too!


  2. the car looks like a real one... awesome


  3. Nice cake.. cute nascar lake.. great..


  4. Laavanya Says:

    I keep telling you.. your decorations are just amazing. Even with the last cake which was your first attempt. Am sure your son was thrilled.



  5. Lovely cake and eggless too - a sure keeper...


  6. Vrinda Says:

    Lovely cake..my son is also a car fan,so for his b'day i also made nascar cake..looks cute


  7. Suparna Says:

    Hi Anu,
    Thanks so much for the egg substi tution list :)it would be a lot more helpful for my future use. you've baked a nice cake and decorated it just so beautifully...am sure your son would've loved the look of it and freaked out on the taste :) fantastic job. belated wishes to ur son.


  8. Oh Anu, the cake looks so soft and moist... and more important I love the car cake... looks perfect and aguy kinda cake ;)


  9. Ashwini Says:

    Wow lovely nascar cake. thought it was a real one. Awesome.


  10. Prathibha Says:

    The car looks very nice..Nice decor...


  11. Valarmathi Says:

    Cake looks really yummy. Cute car cake. Sure your son would have loved it.


  12. Priti Says:

    Looks so gud n um..lovely car :-)


  13. Priya Says:

    Wat a cute cake ANU..Awesome and great work yaa!


  14. Parita Says:

    Wow thats beautiful cake..looks gorgeous..nice work :)


  15. delicious cakes (nascar cake is a lovely creation)and a nice list of egg substitutes, thank you!



  16. VIDYA VENKY Says:

    lovely chocolate cake anu..yummy


  17. VIDYA VENKY Says:

    car loooks soooooo gud........ur kid must have njoyed it a lot..gud work


  18. A_and_N Says:

    wow the decoration is pretty intricate on the nascar cake. excellent job!

    the chocolate cake looks good too...i like mine a touch darker ;)


  19. Yasmeen Says:

    Icing on the cake looks so professional,my best wishes to the birthday boy:)


  20. Cham Says:

    That is cute the nascar car!


  21. Superchef Says:

    mmm..yummy looking chocolate cake!!


  22. Vibaas Says:

    Nascar cake looks awesome! Superb!


  23. Pooja Says:

    Cake is looking cute...yummy cake anu...


  24. Chitra Says:

    wow, that looks fantastic,Belated wishes to ur son..great decoration!!


  25. Hey Anu,cake looks so cute....am sure kids wud enjoy it more mainly coz of the looks....lovely one.Also,thanks for the note on egg replacers,found it very informative.btw i hope you remember me:)


  26. Anu Says:

    Lovely cake and wonderful decoration Anu! Creative hands :)


  27. Loved the cake and the egg substitute table is really informative.


  28. Wow dear,you are very creative. Luved the Nascar cake:0.


  29. anudivya Says:

    Nice info about the egg substitutions, some of which I never knew. Love the cake.


  30. Oh wow car cake looks awesome......Chocolate cake looks yummy...


  31. Usha Says:

    Absolutely loved the car cake, great work with the decorations !


  32. so cute car cake looks so beautiful. Good job


  33. vidhas Says:

    Awesome Cake. Car cake looks wonderful.


  34. Sam Says:

    What a great looking Chocolate Cake! Nice Nascar. It looks so beautiful, so cute....Awesome! Thanks so much for sharing.


  35. Priya Says:

    awesome cake...i wanted to try this..
    Can u tell me if I can omit the vinegar?..Will the results be good?
    Thanks in advance..


  36. AnuSriram Says:

    Thank you all for your Lovely comments!
    @ Priya... Yes, u can omit vinegar and add any other egg replacer that i have mentioned. The results will be equally good! Try this and lemme know how it tasted! :)


  37. Priya Says:

    Hi Anu,
    Gonna try the cake today...will let u kno for sure...
    Also, can u please tell me how to decorate the cake...wht things u need for that...I am doing it for the first time...Just a basic things required to write something on the cake..Thanks in advance..