• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 34 min
  • total: 44 min
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  • Summary

    This Cocoa Cake recipe is very simple and is even vegan. It is based off a depression era cake called a Wowie Cake (also known as a Wacky Cocoa Cake). Eggs and dairy were of limited quantity at the time sparking this ingenious creation. I added a simple cocoa icing and mini marshmallows to give it a festive hot cocoa spin.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup cane sugar
    • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
    • ¾ tsp Kosher salt
    • ¼ cup cocoa powder
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tbs vinegar (I used apple cider, but white is fine)
    • ? cup Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
    • tsp pure vanilla extract
    • 1 cup cold water
    • 2 tbs cocoa powder
    • ? cup confectionery sugar
    • ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract
    • pinch of salt
    • 1 tbs milk (non-dairy milk, for vegan/non-dairy version)
    • Mini Marshmallows to top cake with

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 5934 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 235 g 361.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 20 g 98.7%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.44%
    • Sodium: 13716 mg 571.5%
    • Calcium: 135 mg 13.51%
    • Potassium: 748 mg 21.37%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 35 mg 196.78%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 904 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 25 g 98%
    • Sugar: 372 g
    • Protein: 75 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 20 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 45 g
    • Vitamin A 0.48%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat46
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs25
    • Exchange - Starch35
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total43 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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