Amazon Cake

Serves 8

1 1/2 cups flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons corn oil
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
Confectioners’ sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, sugar and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together oil, vanilla and vinegar with 1 cup cold water. Whisk in dry ingredients, blending until completely free of lumps. Pour into a greased, 9-inch, round cake pan. Bake 30-35 minutes, until top springs back when pressed gently. Cool before removing from pan and dusting with confectioners’ sugar.