Easy vegan chocolate cupcake

BASIC VEGAN CHOCOLATE RECIPE
by Isa Chandra Moskowitz 
 

 
 
These cupcakes were so moist and tasty !  It was good enough to eat without the added frosting !
 
INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup soy milk (I use coconut milk)
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar (I use organic cane sugar)
  • 1/3 cup canola oil (I use half canola and coconut oil)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, chocolate extract, or more vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, Dutch-processed or regular
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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    INSTRUCTIONS:



    Preheat oven to 350°F and line a muffin pan with paper or foil liners.
     
    Whisk together the soy milk and vinegar in a large bowl, and set aside for a few minutes to curdle. Add the sugar, oil, vanilla extract, and other extract, if using, to the soy milk mixture and beat until foamy. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add in two batches to wet ingredients and beat until no large lumps remain (a few tiny lumps are OK).
     
    Pour into liners, filling 3/4 of the way. Bake 18 to 20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Transfer to a cooling rack and let cool completely 1 teaspoon
    For frosting, I use this recipe Easy Cupcake Frosting