Wesson Oil Chocolate Cake

This may be the worst name for a cake that tastes good, but this is an easy staple from my Mom's kitchen that looks gorgeous.

Wesson Oil Chocolate Cake
3 c flour
6 tbsp cocoa powder
2 c sugar
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 c cold water
3/4 c Wesson Oil
2 tbsp vinegar
2 tsp vanilla extract

1. Mix dry ingredients in a bowl. Add liquid ingredients. Combine until smooth.

2. If using glass pan, bake at 325 for 50 minutes. If using a metal pan, cook at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. [Note: I used 2 9 inch metal pans to make a layer cake, but you can also do in a 13 inch rectangle pan.]

2 squares chocolate
2 c sugar
1/2 c milk
1/2 c butter
2 tbsp white syrup (Karo)

1. Mix ingredients for icing together in a sauce pan. Bring to a low boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and drizzle over cake. Let set.

* May be made ahead. Which is fabulous for a Christmas day dessert!

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