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Krazy Kake

"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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Ingredients

servings 386 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9 x 13 inch cake)

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Directions

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  1. In 9 x 13 inch pan, mix together flour, 2 cups white sugar, baking soda, 1/3 cup cocoa, and salt.
  2. Add vegetable oil, vinegar, and vanilla.
  3. Pour water over all. Stir and mix the batter.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 30-35 minutes.
  5. 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.
  6. Ice cake...be sure icing is quite cool before pouring onto cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 386 calories; 15.1 g fat; 62.4 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g protein; 14 mg cholesterol; 309 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My mom handed down a very similar recipe to me. Some variations: instead of water, you can use cold coffee. Also, we make a cinnamon and sugar mixture and generously sprinkle it all over the t...

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This cake has no flavor. I just made it, and the only good thing about it is the frosting. Perhaps I made it the wrong way, but it is very bland. Maybe use milk or cream instead of water?

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My mom handed down a very similar recipe to me. Some variations: instead of water, you can use cold coffee. Also, we make a cinnamon and sugar mixture and generously sprinkle it all over the t...

This cake has no flavor. I just made it, and the only good thing about it is the frosting. Perhaps I made it the wrong way, but it is very bland. Maybe use milk or cream instead of water?

This recipe is fantastic. My whole family loved it. It was rich, moist and so easy to make. It has become a new family favorite.

Really excellent. Moist and flavorful. Because others said it was bland, I added an extra 1/3 c. white sugar. The icing was not grainy at all. I suspect the reviewer that said so did not boil...

Very rich and chocolately! Comes together pretty easily too. I added some nuts on top of the cake prior to baking and gave it a surprising crunch. Mine needed to cook longer than directed to...

I had a cookbook I purchased for a church fundraiser that had a krazy cake recipe in it, but I lost it when we moved. I checked on the net and found this. I've made it with regular and dark (s...

This is pretty good (if a little on the sweet side), though I made some moderate changes by replacing the cocoa powder with instant hot chocolate mix and instant cappuccino mix. Make sure you ...

This is a great recipe for anyone! For me it took a little longer to boil the frosting than it said on the recipe, but other than that it was a great cake to make and for a beginning baker this ...

made this tonite. i like it as a very subtle base with the french buttercream frosting recipe on this site. i didn't have white vinegar, i used apple cider vinegar instead. i also made cupcakes ...