Granny's Chocolate Oil Cake

1
Angela Mason

By
@ang_mason

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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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About Granny's Chocolate Oil Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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