Easy- to- make cake?? Please help!!!?!

Question: Easy- to- make cake?? Please help!!!?
I'd like to suprise my parents with a cake :) what are some very simply recipes?

Also, easy frosting?




These are both really simple recipes. Good luck and have fun! :o)

Crazy Cake Recipe

"This cake was popular during the depression, and does not have eggs in it."

Original Recipe Yield 1 -9 x 13 inch cake


* 3 cups all-purpose flour
* 2 cups white sugar
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 2 teaspoons baking soda
* 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
* 3/4 cup vegetable oil
* 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
* 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
* 2 cups cold water


1. Sift flour, sugar, salt, soda, and cocoa together into a 9 x 13 inch ungreased cake pan. Make three wells. Pour oil into one well, vinegar into second, and vanilla into third well. Pour cold water over all, and stir well with fork.
2. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes, or until tooth pick inserted comes out clean. Frost with your favorite icing.

Nutritional Information open nutritional information

Amount Per Serving Calories: 250 | Total Fat: 9.7g | Cholesterol: 0mg

Light and Creamy Brown Sugar and Chocolate Frosting

"A great alternative for greasy frosting. This recipe is really more like whipped cream, but still has that great frosting taste!"

Original Recipe Yield 1 cup


* 1/2 cup heavy cream
* 1/4 cup brown sugar
* 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder


1. Pour the heavy cream into a medium bowl, and whip with an electric mixer. Add sugar, vanilla and cocoa powder; whip until stiff and spreadable. Refrigerate until needed.

Nutritional Information open nutritional information

Amount Per Serving Calories: 330 | Total Fat: 23.1g | Cholesterol: 82mg


Ooey Gooey Caramel Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Servings: 15 servings


1 box Betty Crocker? SuperMoist? yellow cake mix
1/4 cup Gold Medal? all-purpose flour
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 bag (8 oz) milk chocolate-coated toffee bits
1 can (13.4 oz) dulce de leche (caramelized sweetened condensed milk)
Sweetened whipped cream, if desired
Caramel topping, if desired


1. Heat oven to 350°F (or 325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, flour, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in 1/2 cup of the toffee bits. Pour into pan.
3. Reserve 1/2 cup dulce de leche. Spoon remaining dulce de leche by teaspoonfuls onto batter.
4. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Drop reserved dulce de leche by spoonfuls over top of cake and spread evenly. Sprinkle with remaining toffee bits. Cool about 1 hour before serving. Top each serving with whipped cream and caramel topping.


Get a box of cake mix. Then you will just need eggs and oil.
Frosting is just lots of room temperature butter beat into powdered sugar and then you can add a flavor extract like vanilla or food coloring if you want. You can also make a cream cheese or a whipped cream based frosting.

I recommend buying the cake mix and making the frosting from scratch.

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