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From: Deborah (
Subject: Cake
Date: April 14, 2005 at 12:57 pm PST

In Reply to: Help! Severe Milk Allergy posted by Tasha on April 14, 2005 at 9:03 am:

The Great White Cake

1 & 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup soymilk or other non-dairy milk
2 tsps vanilla
1/4 cup melted dairy-free margarine, or oil
Ener-G Egg Replacer for 1 egg, prepared as per package directions*

Preheat oven to 350 F.
Grease a 9" x 9" cake pan.
In large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
Combine remaining ingredients, and add to flour mixture.
Beat by hand for 1 minute.
Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center of cake
comes out dry.

Makes one cake layer.

Multiply amounts as needed!

*If Ener-G is not available,
use 2 tsps tapioca flour, soy flour, or cornstarch, mixed with 2 Tbs water



Put batter into greased cupcake pans.
Bake 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center of a cupcake
comes out dry.



Yellow Cake

Add 3 - 5 drops yellow food coloring to batter.


Lemon Cake

Use 1 & 1/2 tsps lemon extract and 1/2 tsp vanilla.
Add 1 tsp grated lemon zest (yellow part of lemon peel).

Frost with lemon frosting or vanilla frosting.


Orange Cake

Use 1 & 1/2 tsps orange extract and 1/2 tsp vanilla.
Add 1 tsp grated orange zest (orange part of orange peel).

Frost with orange frosting or vanilla frosting.



1/3 cup soy margarine, room temperature
1 - 2 tsp vanilla or almond extract (or other flavor)
Small pinch of salt
1 lb confectioner's (powdered) sugar (more, if needed)

In a large bowl, cream the margarine until fluffy.
Mix in the vanilla, salt, and a few drops of soymilk.
Add the sugar gradually, to desired consistency.
Beat until smooth.
Use immediately.

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