“No Dirty Dishes” Chocolate Cake
“No Dirty Dishes” Chocolate Cake
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“No Dirty Dishes” Chocolate Cake

15 MIN
30 MIN



  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). With softened butter, butter a 20-cm (8-inch) square baking dish.
  2. In the baking dish, combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Make a large and two small wells in dry ingredients.
  4. Pour oil into the large well. Pour vinegar in a small well and vanilla in the last one.
  5. Pour water into baking dish and stir with a fork just enough to moisten dry ingredients.
  6. Bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean. Let cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares.
  7. Serve cake with vanilla ice cream.


  1. Easy, no dirty dishes (big plus) but it could be a bit more chocolatey

  2. Super duper easy! Literally put everything in a bowl all at once. Light, spongy and sweet just like kids like!

  3. Easy and delicious!

  4. So quick,simple and delicious. My kids can now make this recipe alone. So great!

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