Thursday, November 5, 2009

Wacky Cake: So good you'd have to be wacky not to love it.

Well, my chickens aren't laying eggs this week. They're in a funk and we've only gotten 2 eggs so far. Instead of going to the grocery store, I pulled out my favorite cake recipe that doesn't use eggs. It's called Wacky Cake because it uses unusual ingredients.

My family loves it and it's easy-peasy to make. Here's the recipe.

Wacky Cake serves 8-10

Sift together:
3 cups flour
2 cups sugar (I use 1 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup cocoa
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

2 cups water
3/4 cup oil
2 tsp. vinegar
2 tsp. vanilla

Stir with a whisk. Pour into 9x13 ungreased pan. Bake 30 minutes in a 350 degree oven.

**Sifting gives the cake a better consistency. I don't have a sifter so I use a mesh strainer over the bowl. Also, I use a glass 9x13 pan. Before serving, I dust each piece with powdered sugar. This cake makes a great snack cake. It's divine served with vanilla ice-cream and homemade fudge sauce. Yum. Yum. Yum.


  1. This recipe sounds good - I'll give it a whirl. I'm always looking for new recipes to try.


  2. Am I missing something? Did you put a temperature?

  3. Thanks Christine for bringing that to my attention. I've added the oven temperature to the post.

  4. This is such a great cake recipe. We call it Crazy Cake. You're right, YUM!



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