granny's chocolate oil cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Angela Mason
from Arena, WI

The best chocolate cake you will ever eat. Do not skip cooking the frosting or it changes the whole cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For granny's chocolate oil cake

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    soured milk (add 1 tsp. vinegar to milk)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • FROSTING
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 6 Tbsp
    milk
  • 4 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make granny's chocolate oil cake

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 9x13 cake pan.
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl combine sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Add the rest of the ingredients for the cake. Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed
  • 3
    Pour into prepared pan, and bake 35 - 40 minutes until done.
  • 4
    When cake is almost done baking prepare frosting. Heat butter, cocoa, and milk to boiling. Pour over powdered sugar and mix well.
  • 5
    Allow cake to cool for about 10 minutes. Poke small holes in the cake, I use the end of a wooden spoon, then frost the cake while still warm.

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