Cake Smash Recipe

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Michael Published: September 10, 2021
Cake Smash Recipe


How To Make Cake Smash

This 5-step recipe offers a cake smash, made with cocoa powder, flour, and vanilla, for the perfect fluffy treat the kids will surely love.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • cup all purpose flour, plus additional 1 tbsp
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • tsp salt
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 4x2-inch round cake pan with baking spray.

  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Whisk together water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla in a cup. Add to dry ingredients and whisk just until combined.
  4. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until a tester comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting.

  5. Serve and enjoy.

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