1 1/2 c Flour
1 c Sugar
3 tb Cocoa
1 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
1 tb Vinegar
1 ts Vanilla extract
6 tb Salad oil
1 c Water
3 tb Powdered sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a baking pan, sift the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Make
three holes in the mixture (you can press in a soup ladle and remove). Pour
the vinegar in one hole, the vanilla in another and the salad oil in the
third. Now pour the water over the entire mixture and mix with a fork just
until all the lumps are out.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
To decorate: Hold a paper doily over the cake and sift the powdered sugar
on it. The sugar that goes through the holes will form a pretty pattern on
Source: The Penny Whistle Party Planner - by Meredith Brokaw + Annie Gilbar
ISBN: 1-55584-090-6 (paperback) Typos provided by: Karen Mintzias