Wacky Cake
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Cuisine: Southern
 
Ingredients
  • Dry ingredients:
  • 1½ cups all purpose flour (or cake flour)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa (Hershey's dark)
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Liquid ingredients:
  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup cold water
  • Optional Icing:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1⅓ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup confectioners sugar
  • for mocha icing add 1 tsp. of instant coffee or espresso
Instructions
  1. For the cake:
  2. Preheat oven to 350.
  3. Mix dry ingredients together in a square 8 X 8" pan
  4. Mix liquid ingredients together in a bowl.
  5. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the liquid.
  6. Whisk out the lumps & bake till a toothpick comes out clean, about 30 to 40 minutes.
  7. For the icing:
  8. Melt butter, chips & sugar in a double boiler.
  9. Let completely cool then beat until fluffy, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Recipe by The FrangloSaxon Cooks at http://franglosaxon.com/wacky-cake/