Chocolate Cake Recipe

Servings: 32 pieces
Preheat oven to 350º F.


1 1/2 cupswhite sugar
2/3 cupcanola oil
2 tsps.vanilla extract
2 2/3 cupsall-purpose flour
2/3 cupcocoa
2 tsps.baking powder
2 tsps.baking soda
1 tsp.salt
2 cupsboiling water


  1. In a large bowl, beat sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla for 4 minutes.
  2. In another bowl, sift together, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add flour mixture alternately with boiling water to the sugar mixture.
  4. Beat well after each addition.
  5. Pour into an oiled and floured 9 x 13 pan.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes or until the cake springs back to the touch.
  7. Yield: 32 pieces (118 calories and 4.5 g fat each)

NOTE: cut pieces smaller for fewer calories and less fat per piece

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