Crazy Chocolate Cake
Sift first 5 things together into a bowl
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt (fine Sel Gris)
3 tablespoons dark cocoa
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon soda
Add vinegar, vanilla and olive oil
1 tablespoon vinegar (use a vinegar you like- we sometimes use Dark Chocolate, Traditional or Black Cherry balsamic. We also like Lambrusco, Cranberry Orange and Sweet Date
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons olive oil ( Our favorite is Blood Orange or Lemon or Arbequina EVOO or Walnut Oil. You can add a kick to it with Smoky Chipotle which is great when using the Dark Chocolate balsamic
1 cup cold water - pour over all ingredients and mix well.
Pour into ungreased 8x8 pan and bake 25 to 30 minutes in 325 oven.
Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting or serve with whipped cream.