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wacky cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Laurie Caverly Jerry
Rothbury, MI

This is an all-time favorite in our family. It's been handed down for 3 generations now. It is quick and simple, no mixing bowl required. The cake comes out firm and moist, and can be eaten with or without frosting. This can be modified for a diabetic diet with no change in flavor.

(1 rating)
yield 16 -2" x 2"
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For wacky cake

  • 1-1/2 c
  • 1 c
    sugar or sugar substitute
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 5 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    water, warm

How To Make wacky cake

  • 1
    In 8 x 8 pan, mix flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cocoa. Make 3 wells, add vanilla, vinegar, and oil. Pour water over all and mix until smooth.
  • 2
    Bake in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes or until knife inserted comes out clean. Cool and frost if desired.
  • 3
    I use Easy Frosting #1-LJ (recipe also posted).

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