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Quick Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sally Phillips
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. flour
1 c. sugar
3 T. cocoa
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. vanilla
1 T. vinegar
1/3 c. oil
1 c. cold water
Several drops of red coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
(PS - there are no eggs in this recipe!)
Blend first four ingredients well. Add oil, vanilla, vinegar and cold water, plus food coloring. Mix well until smooth (mixture will be thin). Bake in ungreased 9 x 9" pan at 350 degrees for approximately 30 minutes.
Anna Mary's note: "I just use an ordinary butter icing to which I add cocoa and 1/2 tsp instant coffee. I have no recipe for this - I just make it!"

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Anna Mary Ridgway gave this recipe to me when the kids were small. It's a nice snack cake.

 

 

 

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