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Wacky Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Wacky Cake, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan Vespoli
Added: Saturday, October 29, 2005


2 c. sugar
3 c. unbleached flour
1 tsp. salt
c. cocoa
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tbsp. vinegar
c. canola oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 c. cold water
1 bag chocolate chips
Pam (to spray the baking pan)

Preheat oven to 350. Mix first five ingredients. Add remainder and mix until smooth. Pour into a 9" by 13" pan that has been sprayed with Pam. Bake for 35-40 minutes.




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