Healthy(er) Chocolate Cake

This recipe was submitted by Gary Anderson of Los Angeles on 1/14/2009.

Gary Anderson had this fun fact about the Healthy (er) Chocolate Cake recipe to share:
This recipe was used during WWII when eggs and dairy were scarce.


1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1 Teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup cocoa
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon vinegar (don’t worry; you won’t taste it!)
1 cup cold water

Cooking Instructions

Preheat over to 350 degrees F Sift dry ingredients together in large bowl. Combine wet and add to dry. Pour batter into grease/floured 8X8″ pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 35 to 45 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Preparation time: 10 minutes