Mini Vanilla Cake – Vegan and Simple

vegan vanilla cake

You don’t need to throw a party to bake a delicious cake! If it’s just you and your partner enjoying a romantic evening, this is the one for you. This simple vanilla cake is light, low fat, and small enough to enjoy as a couple or with a friend! Tell us who you shared yours with in the comments!

Vegan Mini Vanilla Cake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 394kcal


  • 5" cake pan
  • Oven
  • Large and medium mixing bowls


Vanilla Cake

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup soy milk (or plant milk of choice)
  • 1/4 cup soy yogurt (or unseetened apple sauce)


  • 1 1/2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter
  • 1/3 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract


Vanilla Cake

  • Preheat your oven at 350ºF or 176ºC.
  • Whisk all dry ingredients together in your large bowl, and all wet ingredients in your medium bowl.
  • Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients, and mix well.
  • Pour into 5" cake pan, and bake for 35-40 minutes. Let cool for 15-20 minutes before glazing.


  • Combine all ingredients together, and whisk well until all lumps disappear.
  • Drizzle over your cake, and enjoy!


Serving: 100g | Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 550mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 459IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 2mg
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Patricia Maroday

Hi I'm Patricia. Vegan. Blogger. Marketer. Wife. Lazy cook. Soccer mom to a son who thinks I am a vegan scientist. I just want to encourage people to try out the vegan lifestyle their way and making a global impact together. Join my movement!

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