Wacky Cake


8 Servings


Vegan Wacky cake from World War 2

Wacky Cake


Heat the oven 170C⁣

In a glass or ceramic 8-inch square, pan mix the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, bicarb and salt.⁣

⁣Make three wells in the mixture and add the vinegar, vanilla extract and vegetable oil one in each well.⁣

Pour the water over the entire mixture and combine with a fork until no dry ingredients remain.⁣

Bake for 26 to 30 minutes until a cocktail stick inserted in the center comes out clean.⁣

Place the pan on a wire rack to cool completely.⁣

To make the vanilla icing

Put all the ingredients into your mixer and beat for 5 minutes until light and fluffy.⁣

⁣Using a pallet knife, spread the icing over the top of the cake.⁣

Enjoy ⁣


1 cup caster sugar⁣

4 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder⁣

1 teaspoon bicarb⁣

1 teaspoon vanilla extract⁣

1 tablespoon cidar vinegar⁣

1 teaspoon salt⁣

6 tablespoons vegetable oil⁣

1 cup water⁣

Vanilla icing

250 icing sugar⁣

80g vegan butter⁣

20ml paint milk⁣

2 tsp vanilla essence⁣