Vanilla Crazy Cake

Vanilla Crazy Cake

This versatile easy cake mixed and baked in one pan can either be frosted or served with berries.

15 min. prep time
8 servings
343 Ratings


1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup semi-sweet real chocolate chips (We recommend NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Morsels)


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in 8-inch square baking pan. Set aside.

Stir together egg and vanilla in small bowl with wire whisk. Make two indentations in flour mixture; pour oil in one and egg mixture in the other. Pour milk over flour mixture; mix well. Stir in pecans.

Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Sprinkle chocolate chips over warm cake. Let stand 2 minutes; slightly swirl melted chips.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 350

Fat: 16g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 250mg

Carbohydrates: 48g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #7201b©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Easy to make, but nothing special. Much better when the swirled chocolate chips were still warm; after they cooled off, the topping looked remarkably unappetizing.
Very quick and tasty cake! I cut back on the sugar a little and used mini chocolate chips on top. Just what I was looking for!
this certainly was an easy recipe.. mix in pan/bake in pan.. a quick one when ya need a quick dessert! The choc chip topping was easy and tasty... I liked the cake the second day better/ good with Ice Cream lemon flavor.. yummmm!

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