Saturday, February 14, 2009

company is here cake recipe.......

  • when I was growing we had no pre warning of company unless they were someone who you had pre-invited- but folks would drop in now and then and no one minded .......
  • so mother knew how to add another potato to the pot etc.
  • most company did not come with supper or dinner on their mind
  • but sometimes mother would invite them to stay for our next meal
  • ------------if there was time she might make this quick cake
  • I found this recipe that she often used - taken out of a magazine
  • back during the war 2- this was a recipe used to save on eggs and sharing the sugar was a gift as sugar was rationed during the war--
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  • egg-less chocolate cake recipe
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  • 1 and 1/2 flour
  • 3 tablespoons of cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup water
  • --*** Mix the flour- cocoa- sugar- salt and soda
  • - together in greased 8 by 8 cake pan-
  • make large hole in middle of mixture and add vinegar,
  • vanilla and oil and then water
  • and beat with a fork until all ingredients are mixed-
  • --bake at 350F for 25 to 30 minutes-
  • serve warm with cream or whipped cream-
  • no need to even take out of pan - until serving
  • these were ingredients that we always had, it was an easy and quick
  • recipe
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  • hugs from Meme


Mildred said...

I remember mama talking about sugar rationing. That's wonderful that you have this recipe.

Midlife, menopause, mistakes and random stuff... said...

This sounds wonderful.....I think I'm going to have to try this one. Today as a matter of fact. After church :)

Steady On
Reggie Girl