Eggless, Milkless, Butterless Spice Cake

Total Time
10 mins
30 mins

I found this recipe in the newspaper twenty years ago. I was impressed by the author's stories about life in the homefront during WWII so I decided to try this recipe. It was very good even without the allspice.

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  1. Stir together flour, cornstarch, baking soda, spices and salt.
  2. Cream sugar, oil, lemon juice and vanilla.
  3. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture, a little at a time, alternating with up to 1 cup of water.
  4. Mix briskly with fork until thoroughly blended.
  5. Pour into lightly greased and floured 8 or 9 inch square pan and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cake tests done.
  6. Let cool in pan.