Magic Cake

Magic Cake Recipe

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Melanie Campbell


I like to say this recipe is a close cousin to my recipe for "Mayonnaise Cake". This recipe uses no eggs, butter and milk.


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  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Magic Cake


  1. In large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients together.
  2. Combine all wet ingredients together in bowl.
  3. Pour the liquid ingredients all at once onto dry ingredients. Beat until smooth.
  4. Pour batter into a greased 9x13 in. pan.
  5. Bake in a preheated, 350 oven. Bake 20-25 minutes. Let cool in pan. Once cooled, sprinkle with confectionary sugar.

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About Magic Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free Dairy Free

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