Terminally Lazy Chocolate Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by echo echo

For when you don't want to put in a lot of effort and don't want much washing up to do afterwards. I would just serve as is, but you can frost it if you want to. UPDATE 5/20/7: Some of the reviewers have not liked the combination of cloves with chocolate that much so I'm making inclusion of that ingredient optional. If you're not sure, cut back to 1/4 tsp, or try adding just a tiny bit to a small portion of the dough and see if you like the taste--or just leave it out altogether.

Top Review by rseal

I cannot give this any stars YET since I have not made it. I like the concept. But instead of those spices I am going to use instant espresso powder. I think that would be great. Thanks for the idea!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt and spices together into an 8-inch X 8-inch pan.
  2. Make 3 holes in the mixture.
  3. Pour oil in one hole, vinegar into the 2nd and vanilla in the 3rd.
  4. Pour 1 c water over all.
  5. Stir with a fork until all ingredients are blended.
  6. Do NOT remove batter from pan.
  7. Bake at 350° 45 minutes.

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