Elegant Chocolate Cake

Carolyn Haas


I got this from an Equal Exchange publication at my church. It sounds easy and yummy!


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
25 Min


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  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    cold water or coffee
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    cider vinegar

How to Make Elegant Chocolate Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Sift together flour, baking cocoa, soda, salt and sugar into a 9 inch round or 8 inch square pan.
  2. In a bowl, blend the oil, water/coffee and vanilla and pour into the pan. Whisk batter until smooth. Add vinegar and stir quickly. (There will be swirls in the batter as the vinegar and soda mix and react.) Stir until vinegar is evenly distributed.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

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About Elegant Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #easy, #cocoa, #chocolate

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