Cars Vegan Vanilla Birthday Cake With Vanilla Buttercream Icing

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Cars Vegan Vanilla Birthday Cake With Vanilla Buttercream Icing

Serves 12
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 30 minutes
Total time 45 minutes
Allergy Egg, Milk
Dietary Vegan
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly
Occasion Birthday Party



  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar


  • 1 cup non-hydrogenated vegetable shortening
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2-5 tablespoons non-dairy milk


1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the cake pan that you will be using (whether a mold, 2 round, or even a rectangle).
2. In a large bowl, mix together all of your dry ingredients; flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
3. In a smaller bowl, mix together all of the wet ingredients; non-dairy milk, canola oil, acv, and vanilla.
4. Whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, until mixed just so. Do not over mix.
5. Pour your cake batter into your greased pan(s) and bake in the oven or 26 to 30 minutes. (or until it passes the toothpick/knife test)
6. Cool cake(s) in pan for ten minutes. Carefully plate cake and let it cool for an hour before decorating.
7. Beat the shortening using your handhel mixer, until it is smooth and creamy.
8. Beat in vanilla, powdered sugar, and non-dairy milk until you reach the consistency that you need for decorating.
9. Frost your cake(s)!