Wacky Cake II

Wacky Cake II

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"Children will love the cake you make from this recipe for a simple chocolate cake with a simple chocolate frosting."


servings 287 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 287 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.5g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 330 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9 inch square pan.
  2. Sift together the flour, 1 cup of the sugar, 1/4 cup of the cocoa, the soda, and the salt. Stir in the vinegar, oil, water, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until smooth. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes. Let cake cool. Then spread chocolate icing over top.
  4. To Make Chocolate Icing: Combine 1 cup of the sugar, 1/4 cup of the cocoa, the milk, and the butter or margarine. Boil for 1 minute. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla and continue stirring until partially cool. Spread over cake.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Great cake! Easy to make and all ingredients are common so always on hand. I thought the salt was just a wee too much so I reduced it to 1/2 teaspoon. Watch the cooking time as mine was done a l...

This is the first time I've made and tasted a Wacky Cake. Someone recommended it to me, and this was the recipe she sent. This is an easy cake to make, and it fills the kitchen with a dreamy ...

This is so easy and turns out moist but not too heavy. Ingredients are on hand and so I make this at the last minute when we have an urge for something chocolate. It is small so it does not last...

Absolutely loved it!! Great chocolate fix cake. Only thing i'll do different next time is add a little less sugar, (husband thought it was too sweet) other than that its awesome. If you want a ...

This cake was only so-so. It had great texture- moist, fluffy, but it wasn't really chocolatey enough for me.

great cake, I made this for a family dinner with some friends that have a ason with egg allergies.

I have made this a few times with a bit of honing but not much and I love it. I made it this am and made a concoction of items such as peanut butter,cream a bit of this and a bit of that as I am...

This cake is as good as any other chocolate cake. I used a Paleo icing and not the one with this recipe because I wanted to try a Paleo icing. The two went well together and we enjoyed a healthi...

Tried this recipe because my grandson is allergic to eggs....and everyone in the family loves it! It is rich and chocolatey and one would never know there are no eggs in it! Also has a great c...