Geeez... those cookbooks got dusty! I have spent so much time online looking at the great recipes, that my cookbooks got quite the layer of dust on them! I didn't realize this until I started digging through some of my mom's cookbooks last weekend, just looking for something different. Once home, I realized how long it had been since I had looked at my own cookbooks!
I did find a dessert recipe for the weekend, and was ready to make it today. When I was prepping earlier, my Truckin' Man got a little worried when he found me making a second pot of coffee ( I get a little bit jittery if I drink to much!). But, when I told him it was for his cake today, he was relieved and happy to know there would be cake waiting for him when he gets home today :)
This is a one pan cake recipe. I love that there is virtually no clean up! It turned out so good. I was a little worried about adding cider vinegar to a cake, but there was no need to worry. It is super chocolately goodness! Very moist. Perfect! I didn't even miss having frosting on it.
2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. cocoa
2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
2/3 c. vegetable oil
2 T. cider vinegar
1 T. vanilla
1 T. vanilla
2 c. cold coffee
1/3 c. sugar
1/2 t. cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In an ungreased 9x13 baking pan, sift together flour, 1 1/2 c. sugar, cocoa, soda and salt.
Make 3 wells in the mixture; pour oil in one, vinegar in one, and vanilla in one. Pour in coffee and stir all with a fork until well mixed. Spread into an even layer.
Combine 1/3 c. sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle half of this mixture of the batter.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cinnamon sugar over hot cake. Cool 30 minutes before cutting.