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wacky chocolate depression cake

(9 ratings)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

This is a dense, but very moist cake, and so easy to make. It's not overpowering with chocolate. Fluffy frosting mixes up in seconds. Change up the pudding in the frosting to your liking. I used vanilla tonight. Mix all in one bowl, and no eggs. My photo's

(9 ratings)
yield 12 - 15
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For wacky chocolate depression cake

  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 6 Tbsp
    baking cocoa
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
  • 1 pkg
    (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix - or whatever flavor you prefer
  • 1
    (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

How To Make wacky chocolate depression cake

  • 1
    In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add the water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Beat on low speed for 1 minute. Beat on medium for 1 minute.
  • 2
    Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 3
    For frosting, in a bowl, beat the milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Beat in whipped topping. Spread over cake. Refrigerate leftovers.