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5 from 1 vote

One Bowl Chocolate Chip Cake

One Bowl Chocolate Chip Cake—one bowl, 35 minutes in the oven, an oil free option, ganache frosting (that's fancy speak for melted chocolate chips)—DONE!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 1
Author: Sarah De la Cruz

Ingredients

For the Cake:

  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup non dairy milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil OR 1/4 cup aquafaba any bean is fine
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 c mini chocolate chips I like Enjoy Life

For the Frosting:

  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil optional, for easier spreading

Instructions

For the Cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Whisk all the dry ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • In a spouted measuring cup, combine the milk, oil (or aquafaba), applesauce, vanilla, vinegar and mix.
  • Add the wet to the dry and stir till combined, whisking well. Batter will be thick.
  • Add chocolate chips and mix to incorporate.
  • Pour into greased 8x8 pan.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until a tester comes out clean. Allow to cool before frosting.

For the Frosting:

  • Melt chocolate chips and oil in the microwave.
  • Using a spoon, spread it on top of the cooled cake and set it in the freezer to set the chocolate. Enjoy!