REALLY WACKY CHOCOLATE CAKE

An old-fashioned chocolate cake with a spicy new-fashioned twist!

1 1/2 cups (375 mL) flour
1 cup (250 mL) sugar
1/3 cup (75 mL) cocoa
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) cinnamon
3/4 tsp (3 mL) baking soda
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ginger
1 cup (250 mL) water
1/2 cup (125 mL) oil
1 tbsp (15 mL) vinegar
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
Icing sugar

In a medium bowl, combine first 8 ingredients (flour through ginger). Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla; whisk just until blended. Pour batter into a greased 8 inch (20 cm) square baking pan. Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 35 – 40 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan on a rack. Just before serving, sift icing sugar over cake. May be frozen. Serves 6 - 8.

 
Last updated on May 24, 2017