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Whole Food Plant-Based Vanilla Cake & Frosting!

Updated: Oct 2, 2020


Need a healthy, easy, simple, delicious vanilla cake recipe?


If your someone who doesn't love baking ... this is the cake for you! All our ingredients get dumped into a bowl, mixed together well, and placed into a baking cake pan. We adore easy whole food plant-based cooking.


The flavor of this cake along with the 'Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting' is truly such an amazing combination!


**Gluten Free Swap Use- 2/3 cups buckwheat flour and 1 1/3 cups oat flour**

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Whole Food Plant-Based Vanilla Cake & Frosting! 
By: The Jaroudi Family
 
www.thejaroudifamiy.com
www.youtube.com/thejaroudifamily
 
Ingredients:
 
2/3 cup whole wheat flour 
2/3 cup spelt four 
2/3 cup oat flour 
½ tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder 
½ cup nondairy milk unsweetened unflavored 
½ tsp apple cider vinegar 
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup date paste 
½ cup unsweetened applesauce 
 
Directions:
 
In a large mixing bowl, add in all the dry ingredients and mix together well. 
 
In a small cup mix together nondairy milk and apple cider vinegar and set aside for around five minutes to make a buttermilk substitute 
 
Mix the wet ingredients into the dry mixture including the buttermilk substitute. 
 
After the dry and wet ingredients are completely incorporated move the cake batter to a 9-inch round cake pan
 
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes 
[You should be able to use the toothpick test to make sure cake is fully cooked]
 
Let cake completely cool before removing from pan
 
Tips:
 
Add our Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting or our Chocolate Frosting recipe – topped with fresh fruit for our favorite way of serving it! 
 
Another awesome topping option is our easy raspberry jam recipe!! 
 
Whole Food Plant-Based Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting
By: The Jaroudi Family
 
www.thejaroudifamily.com
www.youtube.com/thejaroudifamily
 
Ingredients: 
 
1 ½ cups cooked Japanese sweet potatoes (without the skin)
2 tbsp date sugar (or 1-2 pitted dates)
1/2 cup raw cashews 
1 tsp vanilla extract 
½ cup nondairy milk unflavored unsweetened  
 
 
Directions: 
 
In a high-speed blender add all the ingredients and blend until smooth 
 
If frosting is not sweet enough for your taste, add 1-2 extra pitted dates 
 
Frosting should be very thick consistency 
 
Place frosting into the refrigerator for 10-20 minutes until chilled 
 
Frost your cakes, brownies, or any dessert… I’ve even had the Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting with just fresh fruit! 
 
Tips: 
 
Roasted sweet potatoes in the oven is our favorite way of making this recipe more naturally sweet 

I hope you'll give these recipes a try, and let us know if you liked it!

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