This Crazy Cake recipe is a classic dessert that is easy to make and perfect for any occasion. With a moist and rich chocolate flavor, this cake is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. It’s also known as Depression Cake or Wacky Cake due to its simple ingredients and no need for eggs or dairy. Give this recipe a try and enjoy a delicious dessert!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease an 8-inch square baking pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.
  3. Make three wells in the dry ingredients. Pour vinegar in one, vanilla extract in the second, and vegetable oil in the third.
  4. Pour water over all the ingredients and mix until well combined and smooth.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Let the cake cool in the pan before serving. Enjoy your Crazy Cake!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 220 || Carbohydrates: 36g || Fat: 7g || Protein: 3g

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