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Wacky Cake II

JJOHN32

"Children will love the cake you make from this recipe for a simple chocolate cake with a simple chocolate frosting."
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Ingredients

servings 287 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 -9 inch square cake)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9 inch square pan.
  2. Sift together the flour, 1 cup of the sugar, 1/4 cup of the cocoa, the soda, and the salt. Stir in the vinegar, oil, water, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until smooth. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes. Let cake cool. Then spread chocolate icing over top.
  4. To Make Chocolate Icing: Combine 1 cup of the sugar, 1/4 cup of the cocoa, the milk, and the butter or margarine. Boil for 1 minute. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla and continue stirring until partially cool. Spread over cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 287 calories; 10.7 g fat; 47.5 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 11 mg cholesterol; 330 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great cake! Easy to make and all ingredients are common so always on hand. I thought the salt was just a wee too much so I reduced it to 1/2 teaspoon. Watch the cooking time as mine was done a l...

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This is the first time I've made and tasted a Wacky Cake. Someone recommended it to me, and this was the recipe she sent. This is an easy cake to make, and it fills the kitchen with a dreamy ...

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Great cake! Easy to make and all ingredients are common so always on hand. I thought the salt was just a wee too much so I reduced it to 1/2 teaspoon. Watch the cooking time as mine was done a l...

This is the first time I've made and tasted a Wacky Cake. Someone recommended it to me, and this was the recipe she sent. This is an easy cake to make, and it fills the kitchen with a dreamy ...

This is so easy and turns out moist but not too heavy. Ingredients are on hand and so I make this at the last minute when we have an urge for something chocolate. It is small so it does not last...

Absolutely loved it!! Great chocolate fix cake. Only thing i'll do different next time is add a little less sugar, (husband thought it was too sweet) other than that its awesome. If you want a ...

This cake was only so-so. It had great texture- moist, fluffy, but it wasn't really chocolatey enough for me.

great cake, I made this for a family dinner with some friends that have a ason with egg allergies.

I've made this recipe for years.Lost the recipe and found this one. I love it! I needed to make some cupcakes and only needed a dozen and this was perfect. Made 12 cupcakes with no leftover ba...

I have made this a few times with a bit of honing but not much and I love it. I made it this am and made a concoction of items such as peanut butter,cream a bit of this and a bit of that as I am...

This cake is as good as any other chocolate cake. I used a Paleo icing and not the one with this recipe because I wanted to try a Paleo icing. The two went well together and we enjoyed a healthi...