Fun Vegan Fanta Cake

The award-winning team from The Compassionate Kitchen share how to make a fun vegan Fanta cake!

Serves 8 | Prep time: 1 hr | Cooking time: 25 mins


Makes a 3-layered cake

Cake layers

  • 340g/12oz Self Raising Flour
  • 40g/1/4 cup Plain Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon Bicarbonate soda
  • 138ml/4.7oz Canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla essence
  • 2 teaspoon White vinegar
  • 310ml/10.5oz Orange Juice
  • 50g/3.2oz Bananas
  • 370g/13oz White sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Red Food Colour
  • 1 tablespoon Yellow Food Colour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Orange oil flavour


  • 335g/11.9oz Vegan Butter
  • 510g/18oz Soft Icing Sugar (sifted)
  • 50ml/1.7oz Fanta
  • 1/4 teaspoon Lemonade flavour
  • 1 teaspoon Yellow colour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red colour
  • 1/8 teaspoon Orange oil flavour


Cake layers

  1. Preheat oven to 160ºC/325ºF.
  2. Blend bananas and orange juice until very smooth and no visible lumps of banana.
  3. Add blended banana mix with sugar, oil, vanilla, orange flavour, colours and vinegar and mix well in the mixer.
  4. Add the dry mix of self-raising flour, plain flour, salt and bicarb to the mix and mix well until all lumps are gone.
  5. Grease the baking tins and line with baking paper.
  6. Pour 430g/15oz into 3 baking tins.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes on 160ºC/325ºF.
  8. Allow to cool before removing from cake tins.


  1. Add all the ingredients into the mixing bowl and mix on low speed until icing sugar is mixed. Increase speed to maximum for 5 minutes.
  2. Scrape the side and bottom and mix for another 2 minutes.
  3. Decorate the 3 layered-cake to your heart’s desire.?

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