Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Chocolate Cold Water Cake (Depression Cake)

This is a chocolate cake recipe they would make during
the war when eggs and milk were hard to come by.
Chocolate Cold Water Cake


* 3 cups all-purpose flour

* 2 cups white sugar

* 1 teaspoon salt

* 2 teaspoons baking soda

* 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

* 3/4 cup vegetable oil

* 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

* 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar

*2 cups cold water


Sift dry ingredients together into a 9x13 inch ungreased cake pan. Make a well, stir in liquid ingredients little at a time with fork. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 40 minutes, or until tooth pick inserted comes out clean. Frost with your favorite icing.

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