Goofy Cake ala Paul (Red Wine & Chocolate Version)

  • 3 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons red wine
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda


  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle (powdered)

Sift dry ingredients. Add wet and mix with a spoon until all dry ingredients are moistened (do not over mix). Pour in an ungreased cake pan (9×12). Bake at 350º F until cake pulls away from sides of pan, 35 – 40 minutes, or use the toothpick test.

The keys to wine and chocolate are: Keep it rich and bittersweet (like a good red wine), and skip the milk chocolate—it is for coffee and kids. This cake is made for our Paradisos Red.



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