Crazy Cake, #2
1 tb Shortening; for greasing pan 1 1/2 c Sifted all-purpose flour 1 c Granulated sugar 1/3 c Unsweetened cocoa powder 1 ts Baking soda 1/2 ts Salt 1 c Cold water 1/2 c Corn oil 2 tb Apple cider vinegar 2 ts Pure vanilla extract Powdered sugar Or frosting Your choice
For best results, prepare this cake the day before you intend to serve it to allow the flavors to mellow. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Generously grease on 8x8x2-inch square baking pan. Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt directly into the baking pan. Add water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla extract. Stir (DO NOT BEAT!) with fork until mixture is smooth and Place pan on center shelf of oven. Bake until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean (30-35 minutes). Let cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar (or frost with the frosting of your choice).