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Chocolate Oil Cake

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I found this recipe by typing cake with oil into google for fellow forummer and it looked nice enough to share with everyone. It states that the recipe is by Kristi Demanette.


Serves: 12-24

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Chocolate Oil Cake is a community recipe submitted by ChocolateCookie and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 350F or 175C. In a large bowl mix sugar, flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa.
  • Add water, vegetable oil and vanilla. Beat by hand until smooth.
  • Pour into a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centre of cake comes out clean.
  • Additional Information

    I don't think you would need to ice this cake. It would be good just served on its own or as dessert with some cream and/or ice cream.

    Approx 24 slices.

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