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Yummy Chocolate Cake

What you need: 

1 1/2 cups unbleached white flour
1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla
2 tsp red or white vinegar

What you do: 

Preheat oven to 375.In a baking pan combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and vegan sugar. (Use 9-inch round, 8-inch square, or 9x6 rectangle pan)In a bowl, combine water, oil and vanilla.Pour liquid into dry ingredients, whisk with fork to combine.Add the vinegar - stir only until the vinegar is distributed around the batter - (color variations will occur because of reaction with vinegar and baking soda -not a problem)Bake for 25-30 minutes
You can serve with spoonful of applesauce to make it like a German Sacher torte.

Preparation Time: 
30-45 min
Cooking Time: 
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I made this cake with a friend and it turned out all right. The cake was moist, but the chocolate taste was milder than either of us would've liked. Any ideas on how to make it more flavorful? More cocoa? More sugar? Both?

At any rate, it seems like a good basic recipe with which to experiment.

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