How to Make Chocolate Cake from Scratch

choc cake mommy manual#23 c flour                                          1 Tbsp vanilla
2 c sugar                                         2 Tbsp vinegar
5 Tbsp cocoa (1/3 c)                       2/3 c oil
1 tsp salt                                         2 c water
2 tsp baking soda

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease pans (2- 8″ round or 1- 13″ x 9″)

Measure dry ingredients into bowl. Pour vanilla, vinegar, oil and water into dry mix. Mix until smooth batter forms. I use a whisk.

Bake at 350F for 34 – 40 min. until fork inserted comes out clean. Cool completely. Remove from pans.

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