Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Chocolate Cake Express

Another recipe from Aunt Janice. This looks so goooood!!

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, DO NOT SIFT
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup water (hot boil)
Betty Crocker Whipped Chocolate Frosting

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour an 8x8x2-inch baking pan.

In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt and chocolate chips. Make a well in the center of the mixture; set aside. In a 1 cup measuring cup, measure 1/2 cup oil, vanilla and vinegar; pour into the well of four mixture. Pour the boiling water over oil mixture and then stir quickly until thoroughly mixed; do not over mix. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and then bake 25 to 30 minutes or until tests done. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes and then remove the cake from the pan if desired OR leave in pan to serve warm. Spread a thin layer of frosting OR sprinkle with confectioner sugar.

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