Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease AND flour a 9×13 pan.
3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup baking cocoa
2 t baking soda
1 t salt
2 T vinegar
2 t vanilla extract
1 cup oil
2 cups water
Be sure to mix well, but don’t over mix! Bake immediately for approx. 30-35 minutes.
Recipe can easily be halved and will take about 25 minutes in an 8×8 pan @ 350 degrees.
After cake is completely cool, you can either add frosting or eat it as is, I for one, love a good cream cheese frosting! 🙂
Cream Cheese Frosting: (Paula Deen’s Recipe)
1 pound cream cheese, softened
2 sticks butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
Chopped pecans and fresh raspberries or strawberries, for garnish
In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla
together until smooth. Add the sugar and on low speed, beat until
incorporated. Increase the speed to high and mix until very light and
Recipe by Biodad! =]