I didn't end up making this in the cake pan, though. It was easier to mix in a big bowl and I don't mind doing one extra dish. If that is the cost of chocolate cake I am in!
So your supposed to mix all your dry ingredients (flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt) in your pan or a bowl and then make three indents. Fill one with vanilla, one with oil and one with vinegar. Then you dump a cup of water over the top and mix until it's smooth.
Here it is before it goes into the oven.
And here it is after baking at 350 for 35 minutes. The house smells amazing! I made a coffee and cinnamon butter cream.....just to ensure this "vegan" cake wasn't so vegan anymore.
I think she liked it.