How to Make an Amazing Crazy Cake

Today we will be talking about crazy cake. Yes, it is a crazy cake. It is the first thing that I had ever baked, and it's quite simple. You can have your kids help you, and there is a "magical" surprise every time you bake it correctly. Not only is it great for kids, it's great for your stomach, too! An amazing chocolate pudding cake. Prep: 15 mins Bake: 30 mins Makes 4 servings Calories: 286 Total fat: 8 g Saturated fat: 1 g

Ingredients

  • One-half cup all-purpose flour
  • A quarter cup granulated sugar
  • One tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Three-fourths teaspoon baking powder
  • One-quarter teaspoon salt
  • One-quarter cup milk
  • Two tablespoons cooking oil
  • One teaspoon vanilla
  • One-half cup granulated sugar
  • Two tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Three-fourths cup boiling water
  • Whipped cream (optional)

Steps

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    Preheat an oven to 350°F (180°C).
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    Put 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 cup sugar, the 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, 3/4 teaspoon baking powder, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in the medium mixing bowl. Use the wooden spoon to stir until well mixed.
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    Add 1/4 cup milk, 2 tablespoons oil, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Stir with the wooden spoon until smooth. Pour batter into the un-greased casserole.
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    Put the 1/2 cup sugar and the 2 tablespoons cocoa powder in the small mixing bowl. Gradually stir in the boiling water.
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    Pour evenly over batter in casserole.
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    Put the casserole in the oven. Bake about 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean. (To test for doneness, use hot pads to pull out oven rack. Stick a toothpick in the center of the cake; pullout toothpick if any cake sticks to it, bake the cake for a few more minutes more and test it again.)
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    Turn off oven. Use the hot pads to remove the casserole from the oven, Set the casserole on the cooling rack for 20 to 30 minutes. Serve with whipped cream, if you like.
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    Finished.

Warnings

  • Do not let young children 9 or under use oven. Caution! Product hot when it comes out of oven.

Things You'll Need

  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • 1-quart casserole
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Wooden toothpick
  • Hot pads
  • Wire cooling rack.

Sources and Citations

  • New junior cookbook, Better Homes and Gardens.

Article Info

Categories: Cakes