This is one of the easiest chocolate cakes there is to make. No dishes are dirtied because it is mixed in the same pan as it is baked. No eggs or milk makes it great for people on restrictive diets.
INGREDIENTS (for 9 servings):
- 1 1/2 cups sifted pastry flour
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup water
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Have ready an un-greased 8 inch square pan.
Sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt into an un-greased pan. Make a well in the center and pour in the water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Mix until blended.
Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.