Crazy Chocolate Cake

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 6 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3⁄4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar
  • 2 cups water


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch square cake pan.
  • Sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, cocoa, and salt into a large bowl. Make 3 “wells” in the mixture and put the oil in one, the vanilla in the second, and the vinegar in the third. Pour the water over all, then mix with a fork. Pour into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 35 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean. Cool on rack.