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Wacky Cake

This 1950’s snack cake has no eggs and is made all in one pan. If you prefer a more pudding like texture do not completely mix the batter and remove it from the oven a few minutes before the given timing.

1 1/2 cups flour (unsifted)
1 cup white sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

  1. Sift above into an 8″ square ungreased cake pan
  2. Stir to mix
  3. Make 3 holes
  4.  In the first hole put 1 tablespoon vinegar
  5. Next hole put 5 tablespoons melted shortening
  6. Last hole 1 teaspoon vanilla
  7. Pour over all 1 cup fairly warm water
  8. Stir to moisten if you want pudding cake and stir to mix thoroughly if you want cake
  9. Bake in 350 degree F oven for 30 – 40 minutes

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