Wacky Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 132.2
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 152.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g

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This is a cake that was created during the Great Depression. It is very tasty. This is a cake that was created during the Great Depression. It is very tasty.
Number of Servings: 16


    1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
    1 cup sugar
    3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1 teaspoon vinegar
    5 tablespoons vegetable oil
    1 cup cold water


You can make an icing or serve with whipped cream and fruit. The extras have not been included in the nutritional value. Top with Cherry Pie filling and whipped cream and this is an excellent substitute for Black Forest Cake.


Preheat oven 350. Mix dry ingredients together. Make three holes in the ingredients and put vanilla in one, vinegar in one, and oil in the last. Pour water over this and mix until smooth. Pour into an 8x8 pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.

Serving Size: 16

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LORIDESHIELDS.

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