Wacky Cake from the Great Depression

Wacky Cake from the Great Depression
Another one from B. Dylan Hollis (@bdylanhollis) on TikTok. This time a chocolate cake with no eggs or milk - so technically a vegan chocolate cake.
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 1?½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • Frosting:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbs cocoa powder
  • Water
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F(175 C)
  2. Sift flour, sugar, salt, soda, and cocoa together into an 8x8 inch ungreased cake pan.
  3. Make three depressions. Pour oil into one well, vinegar into second, and vanilla into third well.
  4. Pour water over all, and stir well with fork.
  5. Bake at 350 F (175 C) for 30 to 40 minutes, or until tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool completely in the pan
  7. Frosting:
  8. Combine Sugar and cocoa in a mixing bowl
  9. Slowly add water until thick


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