Vegan Recipes

Vegan Custard Apple Cake

Indulge in the sweet symphony of flavors with this delightful Vegan Custard Apple Cake. Bursting with the natural sweetness of custard apples and the comforting essence of vanilla, this cake is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a celebration of plant-based goodness. Whether for a special occasion or a casual dessert, this vegan cake is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Recipe: Vegan Custard Apple Cake


For the Cake:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup custard apple pulp (from approximately 2 custard apples)
  • ONE cup almond milk (or any plant-based milk)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
For the Frosting (Optional):
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter, softened
  • 1-2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving – Serves 12):

  • Calories: 250
  • Total Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 20g
  • Protein: 2g


This recipe makes approximately 12 servings.


1. Preheat the Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a cake pan.
2. Prepare the Custard Apples:
  • Cut the custard apples in half, remove the seeds, and scoop out the pulp. Mash the pulp with a fork or blend briefly to get a smooth consistency.

3. Make the Cake Batter:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the custard apple pulp, almond milk, sugar, vegetable oil, apple cider vinegar, and vanilla extract. Mix well until the sugar is dissolved.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Do not overmix.
4. Bake the Cake:
  • Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Smooth the top with a spatula.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
5. Prepare the Frosting (Optional):
  • In a bowl, beat together the powdered sugar, vegan butter, almond milk, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
6. Frost the Cake:
  • Once the cake has cooled, spread the frosting over the top. You can also drizzle it with a bit of extra custard apple pulp for decoration.
7. Slice and Serve:
  • Slice the Vegan Custard Apple Cake into servings and enjoy the delectable fusion of custard apple goodness.

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