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Poor Man's Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
AnneMarie Kimberling
Added: Saturday, January 19, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c flour
2 c sugar
1/2 c cocoa
2 tbsp soda
2 tbsp vinegar
pinch salt
2 c water
1/2 c oil
1 tbsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together flour, sugar, and cocoa. In a separate bowl combine soda and vinegar. Add to flour mixture. Add salt, water, oil, and vanilla. Pour into prepared pan (9x13 or bundt). Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was given to me by my friend Bonnie Fernandez. People LOVE it. It's so moist and rich.

 

 

 

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