Wacky Cake III

Wacky Cake III

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"You might think this cake recipe is a bit wacky because it has vinegar but no eggs, but only until you're enjoying a rich chocolate cake."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 476 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 85.3g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 596 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Sift the flour, white sugar, baking soda, salt and 6 tablespoons of the cocoa into a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  3. Drizzle melted margarine and the vinegar over the flour mixture. Add the vanilla and cold water and stir well to remove lumps.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Spread with chocolate frosting.
  5. To Make Chocolate Frosting: Combine the confectioner's sugar, 6 tablespoons water, 3 tablespoons cocoa, and 1/2 cup of the margarine. Heat until melted and stir until smooth add vanilla and nuts if desired, and spread over cake.
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The original recipe for Wacky Cake is from the 1940s when ingredients such as eggs were rationed, and also because many people still did not have electric frigs and could not store dairy items f...

This was my Mom's go-to cake while I was growing up. Can't count how many times we baked this together. Sigh... Only changes are: I use 3/4 cup melted crisco instead of the butter and I use a di...

MIX CAKE BATTER IN A BOWL!! It was instinct to mix this up in a bowl. I sifted all the dry first, then mixed up the wet ingredients together, then made a well in the centre and it mixed up bea...