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Vanilla Cockeyed Cake ( no eggs, butter or milk)

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Vanilla Cockeyed Cake ( no eggs, butter or milk)-The name says it all! An easy vanilla that is mixed and baked up right in the same baking pan. Top it with your favorite frosting for a delicious weeknight dessert.

Vanilla Cockeyed Cake- Big Green House #noeggs #nomilk #nobutter #cake #vanilla #dessert #biggreenhouseblog

A few years ago, I came across a recipe for the easiest chocolate cake ever. I found it from a cookbook from circa 1960. It’s simple and really amazing.

Today, I sharing a vanilla version of that really easy cake! Side Note: These are sometime referred to as crazy cakes or wacky cakes. 🙂

What Ingredients are Needed?

  • Flour + Baking soda+ Salt
  • Sugar
  • Oil ( canola or vegetable)
  • Vanilla
  • White vinegar ( or apple cider vinegar)
  • Water

No Eggs? No Butter? No Milk? NO! This cake does not need any of them.

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How to Make It:

  • First, grease an 8 x 8 baking dish.
  • Then, lightly mix your dry ingredients in the pan. Yes..in the pan.
  • Make three wells in the dry ingredients. They should be about the size of a tablespoon or just a bit larger for the oil.
  • In the first well, add the vanilla. The second, the vinegar. The third, the oil.
  • Pour water on top of it all. Then, mix it until no dry spots are left.
  • Bake.

I topped ours with a can of vanilla frosting. But, this cake will match up with any flavor of frosting…canned or homemade. So, go with your favorite.

Enjoy-

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Yield: 9-12 pieces

Vanilla Cockeyed Cake

Vanilla Cockeyed Cake- Big Green House #noeggs #nomilk #nobutter #cake #vanilla #dessert #biggreenhouseblog

Vanilla Cockeyed Cake ( no eggs, butter or milk)-The name says it all! An easy vanilla that is mixed and baked up right in the same baking pan. Top it with your favorite frosting for a delicious weeknight dessert. 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • dash of salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 5 TBSP canola oil
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8 x 8 baking pan.
  2. In the pan, lightly mix together flour , sugar, baking soda and salt.
  3. Make 3 wells in the dry ingredients. In one well, pour oil, in another, vanilla, and in last,vinegar.
  4. Pour water on top of everything and mix well.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. If frosting, let cake cool completely beforehand.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

9

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 233Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 159mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 1gSugar: 22gProtein: 2g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on abiggreenhouse.com should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate

Bhakti A Doshi

Tuesday 1st of June 2021

Hi, just want to know which sugar did you use for this recipe? Thank you Bhakti

Erin

Tuesday 1st of June 2021

Hi Bhakti! I used regular white organic sugar. Enjoy!

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