Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Wacky Cake

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 35 min
  • Yield: 16 servings
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1 1/2 cups flour

3 tablespoons Dutch process cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 teaspoon white vinegar

6 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 cup cold water


  1. Preheat 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the dry ingredients in a bowl. Make 3 small holes in the mixture. Pour the vanilla in one hole, the vinegar in another and vegetable oil in another. Pour water over the top and mix. Pour into a lightly greased 8 by 8 inch pan. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
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