Preheat oven 375 F.  Combine the following in bowl.

1 1/2 cups flour

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 cup sugar

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

 

Mix together in a 2 cup measurer:

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1 cup cold water or 1 cup brewed coffee

2 tsp vanilla

2 Tbsp vinegar

 

Add liquid to dry ingredients.  Mix just until combined.  Put in 8X8 ungreased pan. 

Bake for 25-30 mins.  Cool cake.

 

Glaze: Melt 1 cup chocolate chips, 3/4 cup hot water, milk (or half & half) and 1/2 tsp vanilla.
Mix together til smooth.  Spoon over cake.  Chill in fridge for 30 mins.

 

OR: Peanut Butter-Chocolate Frosting:  Remove cake from oven, immediately spread with a big glop (1/2-1 cup) of peanut butter.  Sprinkle chocolate chips all over.  When melted swirl in with peanut butter.  Kids love this-so do adults!!!

 

Six Minute Chocolate Cake

I've been making this since I was 7 years old.  It is really easy!  

Also perfect for people with egg and/or milk allergies since it contains neither.