Friday, November 13, 2009



Really impressed at the simplicity of this cake. It turns out moist and soft. I halved the recipe and baked in 7 inch round pan for 25 minutes.

If you want you shall apply frosting of your choice. It is not so sweet, fantastically easy to prepare. I also love the one bowl mixing, beaters not required. This is great for those intolerant of lactose and cholesterol as well as vegan.

Adapted from Allrecipes


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


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large bowl, mix sugar, flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa.
Add water, vegetable oil, vinegar, and vanilla. Beat by hand until smooth.
Pour into a 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.

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girlichef said...

I bet this would be fantastic made with olive oil...I may have to try it...very simple, yet it sounds tasty. Thanks so much for sharing it with the hearth and soul hop :D

Treat and Trick said...

girlichef..Thanks for hosting dear, it's indeed a simplest cake one can bake...

Courtney said...

Oooh... this is different! I've never had an oil cake before. I might have to try it :)

I would LOVE for you to link up to my What's Cooking Wednesday!

Treat and Trick said...

Courtney..thanks for the invite and your lovely comment, hope you try them ...