Aunt Esther's Favorite Cake

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Aunt Esther's Favorite Cake

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.

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About Aunt Esther's Favorite Cake

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




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