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2 Zebra Cakes on plates

Zebra Cake

Vegan delicious cake with zebra pattern. Chocolate or matcha flavor what will you choose?
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • cups water
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder OR matcha powder

For chocolate frosting:

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 7 oz. (200 grams) dark chocolate

For matcha frosting:

  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon matcha powder
  • 2-3 tablespoon boiling water (add gradually and check the consistency of the frosting you like)


  • Set the oven to 180°C / 350°F fan.
  • In a bowl, mix all the cake ingredients except for the cocoa / matcha powder.
  • Divide the batter to 2 bowls.
  • In one bowl, add the cocoa / matcha powder and mix well.
  • Grease a round tin and with a ladle, for each batter, pour the batter to the tin center, a little at a time.
  • Bake the cake for 30 minutes.
  • Check with a toothpick to make sure the cake is fully baked.
  • Cool the cake at room temperature.
  • To create the chocolate frosting: In the microwave, on 30 sec rounds, melt the dark chocolate and coconut liquid to a unified frosting.
  • To create the matcha frosting: In a small bowl, mix powdered sugar, matcha and water to a unified frosting.
  • Pour the frosting on the cake and have a piece with cup of tea!