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This cake was popular during the Depression, and does not have eggs in it.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
18
Yield:
1 9x13-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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  • Sift flour, sugar, salt, soda, and cocoa together into a 9 x 13 inch ungreased cake pan. Make three wells. Pour oil into one well, vinegar into second, and vanilla into third well. Pour cold water over all, and stir well with fork.

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  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes, or until tooth pick inserted comes out clean. Frost with your favorite icing.

Nutrition Facts

250 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 39.5g; fat 9.7g; sodium 270.7mg. Full Nutrition
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