Wacky Cake

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 20:00

1 ½ cups flour
3 tbs cocoa
1 cup sugar
1 tsp soda
½ tsp salt

Mix these ingredients together and sift into an ungreased pan.
Make 3 holes in the sifted mixture
Pour into: 1st hole - 6 tsp melted shortening
                2nd hole - 1 tsp vanilla
                3rd hole     - 1 tsp vinegar
Pour over all:  1 cup cold water.
Mix well with fork.
Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees.

This recipe was from Ethel McAllister who lived in the Chugiak area in the early 1960s. Ethel was both an accomplished cook and seamstress. She operated a drapery shop in one-half of her garage and filled orders for drapes from several large Anchorage stores.  Her Wacky Cake recipe is a fun one to do with the kids.
Try it.

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