Aunt Esther's Favorite Cake

Helene Lopes

By
@Gypsyrita

I have been making this cake since the dinosaur days. I like it because it is easy, delicious and mixes in the pan used to bake. I clipped this recipe from the SNPJ newspaper around 1975.


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Serves:

9

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
flour
1/3 c
cocoa powder
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
vinegar
5 Tbsp
melted shortening (oil, ok)
1 c
warm water
cool whip frosting
caramel sauce
or 10x sugar and a paper doily

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Use one pan (8X8) ungreased, the pan in which you are going to bake the cake .
2
Sift into pan the flour, cocoa, sugar, salt and baking soda.
3
Add the vinegar, vanilla and melted shortening.
4
Pour warm water over all.
5
Beat well, using a fork to clean the corners of the pan.
6
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes until cake springs back or toothpick is clean.
7
Let cake cool and then frost or use the 10x and the doily.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #pan