Wacky Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Wacky Cake recipe? Learn how to make Wacky Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rwestbrookjr

Makes 9 servings



Also called a 'Depression Cake', this cake contains no dairy products. Back during the Great Depression, dairy products were hard to come by and even harder for the average american to store safely. This cake tastes even better the next day!

Recipe Ingredients for Wacky Cake

1 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
1 cup Premium Pure Cane Sugar
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 teaspoon Salt
3 tablespoons Cocoa Powder
5 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
1 teaspoon Distilled White Vinegar
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 cup Water

Recipe Directions for Wacky Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Combine all dry ingredients thoroughly.

  3. Add wet ingredients and mix until silky smooth and no lumps are present.

  4. Pour batter into an 8in x 8in baking dish and place on center of middle rack in the oven.

  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Cake is done when toothpick placed in center of cake comes out clean.

  6. Remove from oven and let cool completely.

  7. Yield - approximately 9 servings.

Categories

Dessert, American, American-Southern, American-Southwestern, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 79.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
228
Calories from Fat
72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.0g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
269mg
11%
Potassium
69mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
38.3g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
21.5g
Protein
2.5g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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