The World’s Easiest Chocolate Cake
Recipe Type: Dessert
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Serves: 10
I loved this recipe when I was 10 because it was fool-proof and delicious. I love this recipe now because it is delicious, takes 5 minutes and has some history.
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 5 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 c water
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F
  2. Prepare your pan with pan spray, or line your cupcake molds.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk flour, cocoa, sugar, salt and soda.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the oil, water, vinegar and vanilla
  5. Add the wet mixture to the dry and stir until it is completely incorporated and smooth
  6. Pour the final mixture into your prepared pan and bake until the cake springs back to touch.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at