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Vanilla Wacky Cake (allergy friendly)

A delicious allergy friendly cake that is egg-free, dairy-free, and nut-free. Great as a smash cake or birthday or any occasion. Can be made into 12 cupcakes.

Course Dessert
Keyword dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free
Cook Time 30 minutes


  • 1 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ Cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1/3 Cup oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 Cup water


  1. Mix all ingredients together.

  2. Pour cake batter into 8.5" diameter x 1" cake pan.

  3. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or 15-20 minutes for cupcakes. Done when a toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe Notes

  1. Oil can be melted coconut oil, olive oil, avocado oil, vegetable oil, etc.
  2. Makes 1 cake: 8.5” diameter x 1” tall or 12 cupcakes.
  3. For a double layer cake, make 2 cakes and stack them with frosting or jam in between.
  4. For a gluten-free option, use a gluten-free blend such as Namaste Perfect Flour Blend.
  5. As written, this recipe contains no eggs. However if you are not allergic, I recommend adding in 1 egg to make it taste even better.