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Vanilla Buttercream Birthday cake

Yields12 ServingsPrep Time50 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time1 hr 25 mins

Let your creativity flow with this basic vanilla birthday cake

 2 cups flour
 1 cup white sugar
 200 ml coconut cream
 200 ml soy milk
 5 ml apple cider vinegar
 5 ml bicarbonate
 10 ml vanilla extract
 10 ml baking powder
American buttercream
 100 g vegan butter Or marg
 500 g Icing sugar
 15 ml coconut milk
 10 ml vanilla Extract or caramel flavour

Weigh off all the dry ingredients and weigh off all the wet ingredients into a separate bowl.


Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and be careful not to over mix. If you over mix the batter you will end up with a dense cake.


Fold in 60ml fresh sparkling water to the batter, transfer into prepared baking tin and bake till skewer inserted comes out clean


Let rest for 10min before taking it out of its pan and letting it cool completely on a wire rack


In the meantime prepare the american style buttercream
Beat the vegan butter or marg till smooth and pale in colour
Slowly add your icing sugar beating well after each edition add coconut milk as needed to thin out the icing if it gets too thick.
Add your flavouring last!


To assemble your cake: slice the cake into 2 layers sandwich the layers together with buttercream and top the cake with buttercream, add any garnishes that suits your style!
You can bake 2 layers if you want a higher cake Or purchase our ready made cake layers!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 12