Crinkle Cake Recipe: A Deliciously Sweet Treat

Written by Imad
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Welcome to our kitchen, where we’re whipping up a delightful Crinkle Cake. This recipe is perfect for anyone
with a sweet tooth looking for a soft and chewy treat. Whether you’re baking for a special occasion or
simply craving something sweet, this Crinkle Cake is sure to satisfy.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar, for rolling


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together oil, eggs, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  4. Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, mixing until a dough forms.
  5. Place powdered sugar in a shallow bowl. Roll dough into 1-inch balls, then roll in powdered sugar to coat.
  6. Place coated balls on the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until set. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to a
    wire rack to cool completely.

Tips and Variations

  • For a richer chocolate flavor, use Dutch-process cocoa powder.
  • Add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to the dough for an extra chocolaty treat.
  • Try rolling the dough balls in sprinkles or colored sugar for a festive touch.

Kitchen Equipment

  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Shallow bowl
  • Wire rack

Storing Leftovers

Store leftover Crinkle Cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. For longer storage,
freeze in a single layer on a baking sheet, then transfer to a freezer bag or container for up to 3 months.
Thaw at room temperature before serving.


This Crinkle Cake pairs perfectly with a glass of cold milk or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Enjoy it as a
sweet treat any time of day!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use a different type of oil?

Yes, you can use melted butter or coconut oil instead of vegetable oil for a different flavor.

Can I make these cookies gluten-free?

Yes, you can use a gluten-free flour blend in place of the all-purpose flour to make gluten-free Crinkle Cake.

Can I freeze the dough?

Yes, you can freeze the dough balls before rolling them in powdered sugar. Place the balls on a baking sheet
and freeze until solid, then transfer to a freezer bag or container. When ready to bake, roll in powdered
sugar and bake as directed, adding a few extra minutes to the baking time.

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