Real crazy cake


“This is the teenager’s delight - a new way of baking chocolate-flavored cake”

1 1/2 cups sifted all purpose flour
3 tablespoons breakfast cocoa (unsweetened cocoa powder)
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla
5 tablespoons salad oil
1 cup cold water

Sift first five ingredients into greased 8-inch square cake pan.

Make three depressions in dry ingredients. Pour vinegar into one, vanilla into another, salad oil into the third. Pour water over all. Mix well, until smooth.

Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees F) 35 minutes. When cool, frost or serve with ice cream and chocolate sauce.

Makes 9 servings

Source: Parade magazine, Sunday, August 30, 1959