Sift dry ingredients into a large bowl. Make 3 holes
Put vanilla in one hole. Put the canola oil in another, and the vinegar in the last hole.
Pour cold water over top and mix well. Pour batter into a greased and floured 13x9-inch cake pan and bake at 350 degrees for approximately 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely and frost as desired.