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Wacky Cake Recipe

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

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2 1/4 c. flour
4 1/2 Tbsp. cocoa
1 1/2 c. sugar
3 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

1 1/2 c. cold (refrigerated) water
10 Tbsp. Wessonę oil
4 1/2 tsp. vinegar
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

Mix first five ingredients together.

Add water, oil, vinegar & vanilla and mix well.

Pour into prepared 9"x13" baking pan. Batter will be thin!

Bake at 350║ for 30 min. or until tests done. Cool and frost with following:

1/2 lb. margarine
1, 16 oz. box powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Beat together. Add drops of milk until frosting reaches right consistency. Spread on cooled cake.


Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Do you recall this delicious cake we had in the school cafeteria on Wednesdays after chili beans? The recipe came from Barstow Unified Schools--that's why!!!




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