Wacky Cake

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Missy Wombat

From Grassroots magazine. No eggs or dairy in this recipe. Untried by myself.

Top Review by Shoga-chan

I tend to make all my cakes this way now, as I never seem to have eggs when I want cake, and can't be stuffed going to the store. I have also made this as a spice cake by leaving out the cocoa and adding a few teaspoons of various spices i.e. cinnamon, ginger, allspice. I sometimes substitute yogurt for the vegetable oil, for a bit richer flavour. You *must* use self-raising flour (or make your own by adding 2 tsp of baking powder per cup of flour) so the vinegar has something to react with, otherwise you will get a flat lump lacking that essential springy cakeness.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Grease and flour a 20 cm square tin.
  3. Bake 20-25 minutes at 180 deg Celsius.

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