Rating: 4 stars
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1

This cake is great for potlucks. It is easy to make, and is mixed and baked in the same pan. We got this recipe back in the Girl Scout days, and it has always been a hit!

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
18
Yield:
1 - 9 x 13 inch cake
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In 9 x 13 inch pan, mix together flour, 2 cups white sugar, baking soda, 1/3 cup cocoa, and salt.

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  • Add vegetable oil, vinegar, and vanilla.

  • Pour water over all. Stir and mix the batter.

  • Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 30-35 minutes.

  • To Make Frosting: Mix together 2 cups sugar, 1/3 cup cocoa,1/2 cup milk, and 1/2 cup butter. Boil in saucepan for 2 or 3 minutes. Set aside to cool.

  • Ice cake...be sure icing is quite cool before pouring onto cake.

Nutrition Facts

386 calories; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 62.4g; fat 15.1g; cholesterol 14.1mg; sodium 309.3mg. Full Nutrition
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