Recipe by JJOHN32
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1 1/2 cups
unsweetened cocoa powder
distilled white vinegar
Great cake! Easy to make and all ingredients are common so always on hand. I thought the salt was just a wee too much so I reduced it to 1/2 teaspoon. Watch the cooking time as mine was done a little sooner than called for. I also used leftover coffee from the morning in place of the water for a deeper flavor and used chocolate extract in place of vanilla. This cake is even better the next day. **Update** made this again with the icing which reminds me of a texas sheet cake icing. Most of them are made with powder sugar for a smoother frosting but made with regular sugar wasn't bad. The sugar did melt but becomes ever so slightly crystalized (hardly notice) in spots when cooled. Halfed the icing and spread out thin over top of cake in pan and it was just enough to add a sweet chocolate layer which was enjoyable.
This is the first time I've made and tasted a Wacky Cake. Someone recommended it to me, and this was the recipe she sent.
This is an easy cake to make, and it fills the kitchen with a dreamy chocolate cake smell. It's good and moist, and will fulfill any sudden chocolate cravings you may have.
My only problem was with the icing. I followed the recipe to a T, but my icing came out gritty, like sand. But don't let this deter you. The cake is good without the icing.
This is so easy and turns out moist but not too heavy. Ingredients are on hand and so I make this at the last minute when we have an urge for something chocolate. It is small so it does not last long. (I do not ice this cake so I cannot rate the icing) Stands on its own.
Absolutely loved it!! Great chocolate fix cake. Only thing i'll do different next time is add a little less sugar, (husband thought it was too sweet) other than that its awesome. If you want a moist cake.. this is it.
This cake was only so-so. It had great texture- moist, fluffy, but it wasn't really chocolatey enough for me.
great cake, I made this for a family dinner with some friends that have a ason with egg allergies.
Tried this recipe because my grandson is allergic to eggs....and everyone in the family loves it! It is rich and chocolatey and one would never know there are no eggs in it! Also has a great consistency.
Make this one day ahead and pour 1/2 cup of coco ribe rum over the cake once it has cooled. Allow the cake to "cure" in a covered cake dish overnight. I serve with whipped cream with a few drops of the coco ribe added.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Wacky Cake II
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 287
** Calories from Fat: 96
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