Chocolate Depression Cake

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Perfect for any occasion, this moist and rich dessert is a true crowd-pleaser. Made with simple pantry staples and topped with a velvety cocoa frosting, this homemade treat promises to satisfy even the most discerning chocolate lover’s cravings. Whether you’re celebrating a special milestone or simply craving a slice of something sweet, this easy-to-follow recipe ensures that a scrumptious chocolate cake is always within reach. Get ready to elevate your baking game and delight your taste buds with every forkful of this irresistible chocolate delight.


  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of water

For the frosting:

  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of milk (or cream)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract

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