Xtra Special Celebration Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by coconutcream

From the Alpha-Bakery childrens cookbook put out by Gold Medal Flour when I was a kid. I used to love cooking up all these recipes with my mom!

Top Review by loriscotia

This is a brilliant recipe. The cake turns out fantastic every time and is always asked for at birthdays. My children are dairy intolerant, it was a a fabulous find!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oven to 350°F Grease 2 round 9-inch pans; dust with flour.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Mix oil, vinegar, and vanilla.
  4. Stir oil mixture and water into flour mixture until well blended, about one minute.
  5. Immediately pour batter into pans, dividing evenly.
  6. Bake about 35 minutes, until toothpick insterted in center comes out clean.
  7. Let cool 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from pans, let cool completely, and frost. Stack the two rounds together to make a double-layer cake.

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