2 1/2 c. sifted whole wheat flour
1 c. cane sugar
2/3 c. cocoa powder
2 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
1 c. apple sauce or maple syrup
2 c. warm water
2/3 c. vegetable oil
2 t. vanilla extract
2 t. white or apple cider vinegar
1.Preheat oven to 350
2.Grease baking pans with Earth balance natural buttery spread
3.To ensure the cakes don’t stick , place a handful of flour in each pan and shake the pan until covered. Or with a pencil, trace the bottom of the baking pan on the wax paper; cut out circles and line pans.
4.Sift flour into a large bowl, adding flakes of bran back into the flour if sifted out.
5.Mix in the rest of the dry ingredients.
6.In a separate bowl, combine all wet ingredients and whisk.
7. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix until smooth
8.Pour vegan chocolate cake mixture equally into baking pans.
9.Place pans in oven and bake for 30 -35 min. until a fork comes out clean.
10.Allow chocolate cake to cool before removing from pans