Chocolate Cake with Crumb Topping

By Beth Anderson on January 25, 2018 at 9:34am

Cooking with Mary
January 24, 2018

1 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
1 cup Sugar
1/4 cup Hershey’s Cocoa
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1 cup Water
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbs Vegetable Oil
1 Tbs White Vinegar
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
Whipped Topping or Ice Cream

Crumb Topping
In a small bowl combine:
1/2 cup Graham Cracker crumbs
1/4 cup chopped Nuts
2 Tbs melted Butter
Stir in 1/2 cup Hersehey’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Prepare crumb topping and set aside.
Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour a 9″ square pan. In medium fowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Beat with a spoon until batter is smooth and well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle topping over batter. Bake 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack.