A few months ago I was craving chocolate cake, but lacked most of the necessary ingredients. My mom then suggested this cake, which has no milk, butter, or eggs. All the ingredients are kitchen staples (at least in my kitchen), and the cake is so easy you make mix it directly in the pan! This cake, named for my grandma’s friend who originally shared the recipe, is the first cake my mom ever made!
Beth's Wacky Cake
1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 cup cold water
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In an ungreased 8×8 pan, sift flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. (I put all in the pan and mix with a fork)
Punch three holes in the mixture: one small, one medium, and one large.
In the largest hole, pour the canola oil.
In the medium hole, pour vinegar.
In the small hole, pour vanilla.
Pour the one cup of water over entire mixture. Stir well with a fork. I switch to a spatula after the batter comes together to ensure all the dry ingredients have been incorporated.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, until set and a toothpick comes out clean.