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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Dessert Recipe

Simple Chocolate Cake

1 2/3 cups unbleached all purpose flour (do not use self-rising)
1 cup (packed) brown or granulated sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix flour, brown sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt with a fork in an ungreased square pan; 8x8x2 inches. Mix in remaining ingredients except chocolate chips. Sprinkle chocolate chips over batter. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 35-40minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.

4 to 6 servings

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