Oh yes, it's cake in a jar! These decadent chocolate sponge cakes are so simple to make and since they're baked in jars, they're great to serve for special occasions, too!

Chocolate Sponge Cake in a Jar [Vegan]



4 jars

Cooking Time




For the Dry Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup, plus 1/2 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/5 cup sweetener (date sugar, maple, etc...)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

For the Wet Ingredients:

  • 4 3/4 tablespoons soya milk
  • 1 1/3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 335°F (fan-oven).
  2. Mix the dry ingredients and wet ingredients separately until thoroughly combined.
  3. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet and whisk with a fork until mixed.
  4. Pour the mixture into the jars (3/4 full) and place in oven for 30 minutes (make sure jars are oven proof and keep an eye on them).
  5. You will know the sponge is cooked if you put a toothpick in and nothing sticks to it.
  6. Leave to cool, then serve.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 99 | Carbs: 9 g | Fat: 6 g | Protein: 2.5 g | Sugar: .75 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.