Mix-in-the-Pan Chocolate Cake
There's no mixing bowl to wash, because all the ingredients are combined right in the baking pan. I just placed the pan on top of my scale and weighed everything directly into it.
My daughter had fun decorating it with powdered sugar - perhaps inspired by tonight's lunar eclipse!
Adapted from Twelve Recipes by Cal Peternell
Makes one 8-9" round cake
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In an ungreased 8" or 9" round cake pan, whisk together:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (195g)
1 cup sugar (200g)
1/8 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (12g)
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp finely ground coffee beans or instant espresso (optional)
1/2 tsp salt
Make a well and pour in:
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 Tbs red or white wine vinegar
1 tsp vanilla extract
Once cool you can decorate with powdered sugar.