Wesson Oil Cake

Wesson Oil Cake Recipe

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Mary Hodges


Quick, easy and moist.


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  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp

  • 1 stick
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 4-5 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Wesson Oil Cake


  1. In large measuring cup add oil, cocoa and water. Microwave 1 minute, set aside. In large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar soda and salt. Add buttermilk, eggs, vanilla and hot cocoa liquid. Mix until blended (mixture will be runny) Pour into a sheet pan and bake 20-25 minutes in 350 degree oven. While cake is baking, make icing: Bring butter, milk and cocoa to a boil. add vanilla and powdered sugar - mix until creamy - add pecans. When cake is done, remove and poke holes in top. Spread icing over hot cake so it melts into holes.

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About Wesson Oil Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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