Steam-Baked Vegan Chocolate Cake

Jillian Glenn
Jillian Glenn
October 6, 2021
Baking a delicious and moist vegan chocolate cake is now easier than ever thanks to the Anova Precision Oven. The precise steam control of the Oven helps keep the cake moist while also giving it a boost of heat for an airy and fluffy chocolate cake that’s perfect for any occasion. This recipe doesn’t use eggs or dairy so it’s great for any of your vegan friends who are in need of a sweet treat!
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5 (1)
1.5 cups
non-dairy milk
1 cup
brown sugar
⅓ cup
vegetable oil or melted coconut oil
1.5 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla extract
½ cup
cocoa powder
2 cups
all-purpose flour

1. Preheat the Oven and Prepare the Pan

Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 25%
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Top, Bottom

2. Prepare the Batter

In a large mixing bowl, combine the milk, sugar, oil, baking soda, and vanilla with a whisk or electric hand mixer. Add the cocoa powder and whisk completely combined.

3. Add the Flour

Add the flour and whisk until smooth. Be careful not to overmix. Transfer to the prepared pan and smooth the top.

4. Bake

Transfer to the oven and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 25%
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Top, Bottom
00:20 Timer

5. Cool, Frost, and Serve

Let the cake cool for about 20 minutes, then top with your favorite frosting, sprinkles, or any other cake toppings you like! Serve immediately or store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.
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