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Cinnamon Wacky Cake

Delicious Cinnamon Wacky Cake.  No eggs, butter or milk needed to make this depression era cake.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 690kcal

Equipment

  • 9 x 9 cake pan
  • Two Large Mixing Bowls

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 C Canola oil
  • 1/2 tbsp distilled white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz pkg cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 C Powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Using a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda,
  • salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves and ginger
  • Make 3 wells in the dry ingredients
  • Pour the vanilla into one well
  • Vinegar into a second one
  • Canola oil into the third one
  • Pour cold water over the ingredients in the bowl
  • Mix until combined and smooth
  • Pour the batter into the glass pan and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick come out clean
  • Cream Cheese Frosting directions
  • Using a mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese and mix until smooth
  • Add in the vanilla and powdered sugar and mix until combined
  • Spread onto the cooled cake
  • Sprinkle cinnamon over the top of the cake
  • Place into the fridge overnight
  • Cut and serve!

Notes

If you don't have the spices on hand you can substitute with pumpkin pie spice or apple pie spice. 

Nutrition

Calories: 690kcal | Carbohydrates: 114g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 469mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 83g | Vitamin A: 381IU | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg