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egg-free dairy-free nut-free gluten-free chocolate cake

Gluten-free Chocolate Wacky Cake (allergy friendly)

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

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


  • 1 1/2 Cups gluten-free flour (or regular all-purpose flour)
  • 3 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 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. Makes 1 cake: 8.5” diameter x 1” tall or 12 cupcakes.
  2. For a double layer cake, make 2 cakes and stack them with frosting or jam in between.
  3. Oil can be melted coconut oil, olive oil, avocado oil, vegetable oil, etc.
  4. If you are not sensitive to gluten, this recipe works with regular all-purpose flour.