Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Aricca's Skillet Cake

1 1/2 c. AP flour                                            6 T veg. oil      
3 T. cocoa powder                                        1 T. vinegar
1 c. sugar                                                       1 T. vanilla ext.
1 tsp baking soda                                           1 c. cold water
1 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350F.
Sift the dry ingredients together into a 10" cast iron skillet (also works in 8" baking pan).  Make 3 wells in the dry ingredients.  Pour the veg. oil in the 1st well, vinegar in the second well, & vanilla in the 3rd well.  Pour cold water over the top & stir with a fork until well blended.  Bake for 25 min., let cool, then frost.


1 1/2 c conf. sugar                                         2 T. brewed coffee
2 T. cocoa powder                                         Dash salt
3 T. butter, softened

Cream together sugar, cocoa, butter, & salt, until well blended.  Add the coffee & mix well.  Spread over the cooled cake.
(From Penzey's spice www. site)