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Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This eggless, dairy-free chocolate cake is made for almost everyone - from the vegetarians to the chocaholics.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword eggless chocolate cake
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 8
Calories 223
Author We Trini Food


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp citrus juice like lemon
  • 1 tsp cocoa essence (or vanilla essence)
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips (optional)


  • Preheat the oven at 350°F.
  • Sift flour and cocoa powder together in a bowl.
  • Mix in all other dry ingredients (baking soda, cinnamon powder, sugar and salt).
  • Set aside.
  • Add water, oil, lemon juice and cocoa essence to a separate bowl.
  • Whisk thoroughly.
  • Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients.
  • Whisk to combine until smooth.
  • Pour the batter into a floured and buttered cake pan (9 inch works well).
  • Sprinkle chocolate chips onto the batter (optional).
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Add icing or frosting if desired before serving.