The Basic Eggless Cake Recipe for Your Delightful Dessert | Easy and Simple Recipe

Some people may ask, “Can I make a cake without using any eggs?” The answer is “Yes of course, by using eggless recipe’s method!” Eggless cake recipe has become quite popular now. This is such an alternative recipe to make lesser ingredients and easy-to-make cake. The use of eggs is substituted by other ingredients like baking soda, vinegar, applesauce, yogurt or others depending on the eggless dish that you are going to make.

Obviously, the recipe doesn’t use any eggs at all but don’t worry, the taste and the texture are just as delicious as the conventional cakes which use egg.  The cake result is so fluffy and moist. The eggless recipe so easy to try for the cake lovers and also for beginners. As told by Anushruti in Rajshri Food, there are 4 keys to making the best eggless cakes, which are:

  1. Weigh your ingredients carefully
  2. Use the correct size
  3. Don’t overbeat the cake batter
  4. Bake the batter at right temperature and the right time

If you like to try to make a cake in a more modern and fresher method, eggless cake recipe is a good idea. There are so many variants of eggless cakes like eggless chocolate cake, eggless orange cake, eggless red velvet cake, and many others. Moreover, eggless recipes have been applied to make other dishes like eggless pancakes, eggless cupcakes, and eggless cookie dough. You can also browse so many variations of eggless recipes that we have shared exclusively for you here on our site.

Right now, we are going to make the basic eggless cake in vanilla flavor. This is a very simple eggless cake recipe to make at home. Once you have mastered this recipe, you can make any eggless cake variations by adding other ingredients and garnishes as you desired.


The Basic Eggless Cake Recipe for Your Delightful Dessert

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credit: Rajshri Food

This eggless cake recipe is created by Rajshri Food, you can check their Youtube channel here. The ingredients are easily available, and the instructions are very easy to follow. The garnish that is used for the basic eggless cake on this recipe is just simply icing sugar, strawberries, and grapes which make the cake look more interesting to eat. So let’s check the recipe below and happy cooking!


Basic Eggless Cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
55 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins

The recipe about how to make an eggless cake with simple and easy instructions. You only need 8 easily ingredients and any garnish that you want. This basic cake can also use as the foundation for your creative cake ideas. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Indian
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 350 kcal
Author: Rajshri Food
Dry Ingredients
  • 1 3/4 cup Plain Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
Wet Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup Melted Butter
  • 400 grams Condensed Milk
  • 3/4 cup Water/Milk
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tbsp Hot Water
  • 3 tbsp Icing Sugar (for garnish)
  1. Prepare an 8" or 9" square baking pan, and cover its bottom by greaseproof paper.

  2. Preheat the oven to 302 F.

  3. Prepare a large mixing bowl.

    Mix all the dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, and baking powder) to make dry ingredients mixture.

  4. Sieve the dry ingredients mixture.

  5. Add the condensed milk, sugar, melted butter, water/milk, and vanilla extract into dry ingredients mixture. Whisk them together by using a mixer until you get a smooth batter without any lumps. Remember do not overbeat the batter.

  6. Add the hot water into the cake batter after it has been mixed well. The hot water helps you to result the soft cake texture. 

  7. Put the batter into the baking pan, and bake it for about 50 to 55 minutes.

  8. Check whether the cake has been baked well or not by inserting a toothpick into the center of the cake, if it comes out clean, it means the cake is baked well.

  9. After the cake has been cool down, you can garnish it with icing sugar, frosting, sprinkles, or anything that you want.


It’s so simple and easy, right? Serve this eggless vanilla cake for your dessert menu or for your afternoon tea time. Everyone would be pleased to eat this because it tastes really good. For further information about eggless recipes, here we have some tips about eggless baking, check them out below!


Eggless Recipe Tips


  1. Preheating the Oven

    Preheating the oven is very important, you can preheat the oven while mixing all the ingredients to make the batter or preheat for about 15 minutes before you bake the batter.

  2. Sifting Step

    Sifting the dry ingredients, especially flour, is very important to get fluffy cake result.

  3. Placing the Pan

    Place the baking pan in the middle position of the oven for the perfect baking process.

  4. Do Not Overbeat

    Keep the batter soft and smooth, don’t make it overbeat, or the cake will not rise perfectly.

  5. Avoid Thick Batter

    Make the batter in light consistency, don’t make it too thick or your cake will not be moist.

  6. Bake the Cake ASAP

    Bake the batter immediately after it is placed in the baking pan because it can make the cake won’t rise well.

  7. Opening the Oven Door

    Each time you open the oven door, the temperature inside it will go down for about 3o degrees, it will disturb the baking process. So, don’t open the oven door until you are sure that the baking time is up.

Those are some tips for eggless recipe baking process, always use the tips above to make the best eggless cake result. Happy baking everyone and don’t forget to check out more eggless recipe variations on our site. Thank you very much!