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Crazy Wacky Cake ( No eggs, milk, butter or bowls)



  • Recipe courtesy: Mary of Sweet Little Bluebird

For the cake

  • 11/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water

For the chocolate ganache

  • 150 ml whipping cream
  • 200 g milk chocolate finely chopped i used galaxy hazelnut chocolate
  • 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Mix first 5 dry ingredient in a greased 8” square baking pan.
  • Make 3 depressions in dry ingredients, 2 small and 1 large.
  • Pour vinegar in 1 depression, vanilla in other and the vegetable oil in third large depression.
  • Pour water over all. mix well until smooth.
  • Bake in middle rack of oven for 35 minutes. check with toothpick to make sure it comes out clean. Cool. Top with you favourite frosting.

For chocolte ganache

  • Place chopped chocolate in a bowl
  • In a saucepan heat the whipping cream just until boiled.
  • Pour this hot cream over the chocolate. Let it sit for 3-4 minutes.
  • Then stir well till combined and add in the oil.
  • Refrigerate for atleast half an hour


✔️Oven cooking times may vary, make sure to check your cake to make sure you do not over bake.
✔️Mix the batter in a bowl for neater, easier mixing. Be sure to follow the recipe the same way-mixing the dry ingredients then making the depressions for the wet ingredients. Don’t forget to grease your pan.
✔️This cake is a great activity to do with kids.