Chocolate Cake

I received this recipe from Jean a co-worker, her Grandmother passed it down. It's from the Depression era. You will notice it does not include eggs. Its really good! Thanks Jean for passing it on. Enjoy.

Chocolate Cake

1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup sugar
3 T. cocoa
1/2 t salt
1/3 cup oil
1 cup cold water
1 T vinegar
1 t baking soda
1 t vanilla

Mix all ingredients. May melt shortening for oil. ( if no baking soda, may use baking powder, no vinegar)

Bake greased 12 x 8 cake pan until toothpick comes out clean -approximately 20 minutes at 350.

1 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup cocoa
1/4 margarine
2 t vanilla

Mix and boil for 1 minute. Cool , add vanilla. Pour on cake.


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