Crazy Cake

Crazy Cake Recipe

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Meggen Henke


I received this recipe at my bridal shower and have been making it often for the past 23 years! It is quick and easy to make since you don't use a mixer. The frosting is fudgy and delicious too.


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15 Min
35 Min


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  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 1/3 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 3/4 c
    canola oil
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
    white vinegar

  • 1/2 c
    butter, cold
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips

How to Make Crazy Cake


  1. Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Make wells and add oil, vinegar and vanilla. Pour 2 cups water over all. Mix with fork -- do not beat. Pour into ungreased 9 x 13 baking pan. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.
  2. For Frosting: Bring first three ingredients to a rolling boil. Removed from heat and add 1 cup chocolate chips. Pour over cooled cake.

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About Crazy Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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