Vegan Walnut Spice Cake

Recipe by Rebecca Poulos

I got this recipe from the magazine "Family Circle" all I did was make the appropriate adjustments. This is a MUST TRY. Really, it's fantastic.

Top Review by kokeshi doll

I'm happy with this cake. I reduced the sugar to 1 1/2 cups and think it's plenty sweet enough. Reduced the fat to 1/2 cup, using 1/2 cup oil instead of margarine, and used 1/4 cup extra milk. Has a good spicy flavor. I baked mine in a bundt pan for about 50 minutes. Very nice cake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees f. Coat two 9-inch cake pans with nonstick cooking spray; line bottom with waxed paper and spray again.
  2. In bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, clove cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
  3. In second bowl beat together apple sauce, sugars and shortening until combined. Beat in dry ingredients in three additions, alternating with soymilk/water. Beat two minutes.
  4. Divide batter between pans and bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes until you can stick a toothpick in it an pull it out clean. Cool on rack for 12-15 minutes. Turn layers out and cool completely. Then Frost.
  5. In bowl beat shortening, margarine and extracts. Gradually beat in confectioner's sugar the 6 tablespoons soymilk/water, add in soymilk/water as needed for consistancy.
  6. Spread the frosting on a layer of the cake, put the other layer on top, frost the tops and sides, then press walnuts onto the sides.

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