Wacky Cake IV
A chocolate cake made by putting dry ingredients into pan first, then placing various ingredients into three scooped out hollows, and pouring cold water over all.
- Serves: 1 person
- 2¼ cups cake flour
- 1½ cups white sugar
- 4½ tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1½ teaspoons baking soda
- ¾teaspoon salt
- 1½ teaspoons distilled white vinegar
- 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
- ½cup vegetable oil
- 1½ cups water
- ¼cup butter
- ⅓cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 4cups confectioners' sugar
- 1pinch salt
- 1teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4tablespoons milk
Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C). Spray one 13x9 inch cake pan with cooking oil spray.
Step 2Mix the flour, white sugar, 4 1/2 tablespoons cocoa, baking soda and salt together in a bowl. Pour dry ingredients into the prepared pan. Scoop out 3 holes in the dry mixture. Put the vegetable oil in one hole, vinegar in the second hole, and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the vanilla in the third hole. Pour the cold water over the top and stir until smooth.
Step 3Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 20 minutes. Ice cake while it is still hot.
Step 4To Make Icing: In a saucepan over medium heat melt the butter or margarine. Add the cocoa and remove pan from the heat. Stir in the salt, milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix in the confectioners' sugar until desired consistency is attained. Spread icing over a still hot cake.