Jul 16, 2014

Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe

I have been making quite a few chocolate cakes recently for my clients. Couple weeks back i got a order for eggless chocolate cake. I wanted to make a new recipe, i came across a eggless cake recipe from raks kitchen, loved it so much. I tried it and found that the cake came so moist and soft.

If you want many moist cake recipe, check here..

This cake recipe make two 15 cm round cakes, which you can sandwich with any of your favorite frosting and make a two layered cakes. If you dont want to frost it, just bake it in a large rectangle pan, or half the recipe. I took few spoons of batter and baked it in my small heart pan to show you how it looks..So give this a try and let me know how it turns out..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 35 to 40 mins
Makes One Two layered Cake


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 3 cups / 360 grams
Sugar - 2 cups / 400 grams
Cocoa Powder - 1/2 cup
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - 2 tsp
Vinegar - 2 tblspn
Vanilla Essence - 2 tblspn
Oil - 3/4 cup / 180 ml
Water - 2 cup / 480 ml
Salt - 1/4 tsp


Preheat oven to 180 Degree C. Grease two round cake pan and dust it with flour and coat on all sides, tap off the excess flour. Set aside.

Now in a bowl, mix water, oil, vanilla, sugar, vinegar and mix well, Set aside till the sugar is melted.

Now in another bowl, mix flour, baking soda, cocoa and salt. Sieve this mix.

Now add this mix to the bowl of wet ingredients and mix well.

Transfer this to the prepared cake pan and bake for 35 to 40 mins.

Remove it from oven, cool it, then invert it and frost as you wish..

Take all your ingredients

First mix up wet ingredients.. Take water in a bowl

Add oil

Add sugar

add in vinegar

add in vanilla

Mix well and set aside till the sugar is melted

Take flour in a bowl

Add cocoa powder

add in salt

Add in baking soda

mix well

add it in a sifter

sieve them

By now the sugar is melted

Add the flour mix in

Fold well

batter done

Pour it in prepared cake pan

Bake them, cool and invert them

This cake recipe, makes two round cakes..
I made that for my client, i made a small cake
 for taking pictures for this blog..


  1. can v make it in 8inch mould as a single cake.. no need for ganache ?is it tasty by itself?

  2. @AnonymousYou can halve the recipe and use that mould to make this cake. Yes it taste great as it is

  3. Hi, can I steam this cake instead of baking it?

  4. It looks yummy... Can u give the recipe of that topping too... :)

  5. @Aysha
    Check this

  6. Thanx... But i need a topping made with coco powder..

  7. Hi...i dnt have otg.cn i cuk d sme in microwave

  8. @Anonymousif your microwave has convection mode then you can make

  9. I see no baking powder being used in d recepie...please lemme know why?

  10. Can you please post a chocolate orange cake?

  11. @kreena joshiTHis recipe calls only for baking soda

  12. love all ur recipes.. plz tell y do u add vinegar

  13. hello aarthi,

    thanks for the recipe. the eggless cake came out well. just wanted to ask you why do we have to add vinegar? thanks

  14. Hi Aarthi,
    Am planning to make this cake on wednesday for christmas,with chocolate icing..For many days cake will remain good?

  15. @Radhuit will stay good for a week in fridge

  16. Instead of oil can I use butter

  17. @Anonymousyes ofcourse you can use..but melt it down

  18. Can I use this recipe for cupcakes? If yes, how much baking time?

  19. Hi. I dnt have microwave at home. So can i prepare dis in handva oven which is placed by sand on the gas stove?

  20. @sonam parmaru can bake it pressure cooker..check this post

  21. @Anonymousyes u can...just check it from 10 mins..

  22. Hello Sir,
    Really it was yummy cake by seeing this cake i got water in my mouth.But sir i have one question is it compulsory to use "Vinegar"?
    Delicious Chocolate Cake Recipes

  23. @Food Worldyes vinegar is must, it make the cake soft

  24. It turned out worst... Cake became sour due to 2 tsp baking soda...

  25. @AnonymousI think u must have added too much vinegar;

  26. Hi Aarthi I am regular follower of.ur blog n almost tried all recipies n dey all turnout yum...I tried dis cake too..but somehow dis cake turned out sourish bitter...l.guess coz of excess soda..I added soda bi carbonate is dat a correct ingredient I have added?

  27. Awaiting for u r reply can I try dis cake again bu putting lesser amount of baking soda??

  28. @Saloni Kocharuse the mentioned amount of the baking agent. Yes baking soda is soda bi carb.

  29. hi aarthi, if i half the recipe how much oil should i must use? the baking temperature and timing will be same? Pl s reply asap. Thanks

  30. @shobause 90 ml oil, and the temp will be same. timing will vary by the pan size

  31. Hi, I have just put it in the oven in one single pan. Hope ok. I forgot salt, just ghoping it turns out fine.

  32. @Simbyi think it wil just come out fine

  33. I made this cake today for my toddler.
    She simply loved it.

    Thanks for this lovely eggless recipe.

  34. hey aarti.. Do we need to beat the batter hard and for longer time as we do it in an egg cake..??/ bcoz i think i beated d batter hard dats the reason my cake shrinked down completely in d middle and was a waste... reply asap.. :)

  35. hey aarti,,, do we need to beat the batter for long or just mix the ingredients..????? bcoz i think i had beaten the batter of an eggless cake really for a longer time dats the reason it shrinked down in d middle and was a complete waste... reply asap..

  36. hey aarti... Do we need to beat the batter for long time..??? bcoz i think i had beaten the batter really hard and for longer time dats the reason i shrinked down in d middle and was a complete waste.. reply asap...

  37. hey aarti.. do we need to beat the batter for longer time or just mix the ingredients..??/ bcoz i think i beated the batter foe really long time dats the reason my cake got shrunked in d middle and was a complete waste.... reply asap...

  38. @amritdont whip it too much, beat it lightly

  39. Which type of vinegar is to b used? I have one which I use for Chinese. Can I use that one?

  40. Hi,
    I prepared this cake using lemon juice instead of vinegar and milk instead of water, what difference would it make if I followed your ingredients?? Please advice. I love your recipes...

  41. @Anonymoushow was the cake. if it turned out good then no issues

  42. If 3 cup flour is 360 gram, then how come 2 cup sugar is 400 grams ?

  43. warm water or normal water?


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