Anne’s Crazy Cake

This Yummy cake is courtesy of my dear friend, Anne.

Recipe: Crazy Cake


  • 1 1/2 cup flour (unsifted)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vinegar
  • 6 tablespoon vegetable oil (NOT Canola!)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well with a wire whisk.
  2. Add the vinegar, oil and water and continue to mix with wire whisk until combine (Do NOT overmix!).
  3. Lightly stir in vanilla.
  4. Pour batter into an ungreased 8×8 baking dish.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. When you take the cake out of the oven, immediately run a knife along the edge to free up the cake.
  7. Allow to cool completely before removing from pan.
  8. Frost or sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve!

Quick Notes:

For cupcakes: Prepare batter as indicated above, except pour batter into cupcake liners, cook in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes (or toothpick comes out clean), and let cool on wire rack before serving. Makes about 26 cupcakes.

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