Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Fast Flavorful Recipe for Chocolate Cake Without Eggs | Depression EraSpice Cake | Yum Yum Holiday Classic

This chocolate cake without eggs is a loaf simple cake recipe made with spices of cloves and cinnamon and is also what is known as a Depression era cake. Because money was tight and food was rationed, many families were forced to become creative to enjoy desserts and sweets.

Depression Era No Egg Chocolate Cake

Depression Era No Egg Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake Without Eggs

Depression Era Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe

I first was introduced to this easy, simple chocolate cake through my future mother-in-law. Later I found out that my son-in-law's grandmom also makes a cake out of the same recipe.

Depression No Egg Chocolate Cake Yum Yum

It really is delicious, and everyone in our family calls it Yum Yum cake! Try it and pass this simple recipe along to generations in your family to become a holiday tradition!  Not only is this spice cake wonderful for fall, Thanksgiving or Christmas, it will also dress up your buffet table for New Years! We like it all year long. When I make it by special request as a Birthday Cake, I double the recipe and make it in a bundt pan.  Frost with a simple butter cream frosting, or even powdered sugar.

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Yum Yum Depression Era No Egg Cake Recipe

1 1/2 cup cold water
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 squares chocolate
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
2 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

3/4 box xxx sugar
1/8 lb butter
1/2 tsp vanilla

*Boil together for 5 minutes:*
In a separate bowl mix together dry ingredients:
baking soda
Mix all ingredients together. Add vanilla.
Bake 350 for 3/4 hour in loaf pan.

*Frosting:* Mix 3/4 sugar, 1/8 butter, vanilla, salt and milk together.

Happy Baking!

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