Iris's Chocolate Wacky Cake

1
Elaine Douglas

By
@BreadandSoupLady

I don't know who Iris was, but the recipe was given to me several decades ago with this title. It is very easy and fast to make. It tastes like it is much richer than it really is. I don't bother to ice the cake. A sprinkle of confectioners sugar looks nice and is sweet enough. You won't miss the egg.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
flour
1 c
sugar
4 Tbsp
good quality cocoa - not hot chocolate mix
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
white vinegar
1 tsp
vanilla
6 Tbsp
vegetable oil or 1/3 c. oil
1 c
water

How to Make Iris's Chocolate Wacky Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Into an 8 or 9 inch square pan, stir flour, sugar, cocoa, salt and soda. I stir with a fork.
  • 2Make 3 holes in the dry ingredients. Into one hole pour the vanilla, into the second hole put the vegetable oil, and into the third hole pour the vinegar.
  • 3Pour water over all and stir with the fork until dry ingredients are well blended.
  • 4Bake in a 350 degree oven for approximately 30 minutes or until done.
    Allow to cool before icing,
    You can cut and serve this cake right from the cake pan.

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About Iris's Chocolate Wacky Cake

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy