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Grandma's Eggless, Butterless, Milkless Cake

"You can get a moist chocolate cake without eggs, butter, or milk thanks to this recipe, tested by Grandma and approved by all who try it."
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servings 240 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9 x 13 inch cake)


  • Calories:
  • 240 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 196 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients together.
  2. Combine all the wet ingredients together in another bowl.
  3. Pour the liquid ingredients all at once into the dry ingredients, and beat until smooth.
  4. Pour batter into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 20-25 minutes. Let cool in pan. When cool sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

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I'm NOT a chocolate cake lover BUT needed cupcakes for an egg-allergic child. Tweaked the recipe by adding 1/2 teaspoon of salt and using 1 TABLESPOON vanilla. Couldn't have been easier to mak...

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Thank goodness I had a container of chocolate frosting. I melted it in the microwave, poked holes in the cake and poured it on. Otherwise, I would've threw the cake away. I thought it would b...

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I'm NOT a chocolate cake lover BUT needed cupcakes for an egg-allergic child. Tweaked the recipe by adding 1/2 teaspoon of salt and using 1 TABLESPOON vanilla. Couldn't have been easier to mak...

Hello, after reading the reviews in which the cake was described as "tasteless", I read the recipe again and noticed there is no salt in the recipe. I have made many cakes and most have included...

I have been using this recipe for years for my egg and nut allergic Daughter. It is super easy, very rich and tastes wonderful. It is the best cake that I have been able to find in 8 years. My ...

I made this cake for my lactose intolerant husband. When he tasted it he wanted to know what i put in it. I didn't tell him, but i did tell him what i didn't put in it. I think next time i will ...

THIS IS ONE HELLUVA RECIPIE! I'm thoroughly excited that this really worked. Like many, i had my doubts, i mean, vinger? well this is definitely better than the previous high fat high calorie ba...

I had to make cupcakes for my sons birthday to take to school. As there is a boy there allergic to dairy and eggs I made this recipe for all the kids so he didn't feel left out. I was a bit worr...

I have had this recipe in my recipe box for years and have used it many many times. Everyone who tries it asks for the recipe. I do have a couple of suggestions though, the cake needs to bake f...

This was the recipe that our baker used for our wedding cake. It was absolutely delicious and everyone was simply amazed that it was egg and dairy free!

My son has a true dairy allergy so I made this cake for his first birthday while we had bought a bakery cake for the guests...well the guests preferred this cake over the bakery cake. I paired ...