Ello, folks! I hope that you are all well and safe during this crazy time. Today I wanted to share with you a way that you can make an amazing cake with items you most likely have in your pantry. The depression cake is super popular right now and tastes so good!
This cake is called the depression cake because, well, it was very popular during the depression in America. Due to it’s limited ingredients I think this will become popular again as people are staying away from stores. Not to mention this is so tasty and addictive.
Below you will find a full recipe and I know you will love the simplicity of this recipe as much as I do.
I do hope that you enjoy and make sure to check out our other recipes. Happy baking 🙂
Easy to make and so good! This Vanilla Depression Cake is perfect for those looking to fight that sweet tooth with limited ingredients.
For The Cake Itself:
1 ½ C Flour
1 C sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp white distilled vinegar
5 tbsp canola oil
1 C water
1 ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
Cream Cheese Frosting
1 – 8oz pkg cream cheese, softened
1 tsp vanilla
3 C Powdered sugar
Cream Cheese Frosting directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×9 square glass baking dish
Using a large bowl, mix until combined the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt until combined
Make 3 impressions into the dry ingredients
Pour the vanilla, oil, and vinegar into one each of the holes
Pour the water over all ingredients and mix until combined
Pour batter into the baking dish and bake in the oven for 35 minutes
Once done, allow to cool completely
For The Icing
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
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