From our kitchen to yours

Taylor Scott

What you need:

  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 tablepoons cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

What to do:

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Set aside dry mixture.

Mix water, vegetable oil, vinegar and vanilla. Combine with dry mixture.

Pour into paper-lined cupcake tins — or an oiled cake pan. Bake for 35 minutes.

Vegan Chocolate Glaze

What you need:

  • 1 cup confectioner’s (powdered) sugar
  • 4 tablespoons vegan butter or vegetable shortening
  • 2 tablespoons almond/soy milk
  • 1 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla

What to do:

In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, margarine, water, milk and cocoa to a boil, stirring frequently.

Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat, add vanilla and stir for 5 more minutes.