Golden Vanilla Wacky Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Camilla Saulsbury

Top Review by Mrs Joshi

I was seeking a quick, inexpensive and eggless recipe for vanilla cake that I could bake to test out a couple of frostings. This worked out very well. The only things I did differently were to decrease the oil to 6 tablespoons and to bake it into mini-cupcakes (this made 24, plus about 4-5 regular cupcakes with the leftover batter). The minis were done in 12 minutes and the regular cupcakes took about 17 minutes in my oven. I have other eggless vanilla cake recipes I like better than this one, but they take more work and ingredients. This one is great for when you have a sudden cake craving. :-)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°; spray an 8-inch square metal baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add in milk, oil, and vanilla to the flour mixture and stir until just blended.
  4. Whisk in vinegar until just blended.
  5. Immediately pour batter into pan.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.
  7. Let cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  8. Can eat as is, or dust with powdered sugar or top with frosting.

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