Mumma's Chocolate Cake

Mumma's Chocolate Cake

2 1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup cocoa

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

2 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 cup oil (I used light flavored olive oil)

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup boiling water

1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 350F.  Sift flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt together.  Set mixture aside.  In a large mixing bowl beat sugar and eggs until light yellow.  With mixer running slowly drizzle in oil.  Mix until smooth.  Add buttermilk alternately with flour mixture.  Slowly add 1 cup boiling water until batter is smooth.  Mix in vanilla.  Bake in preheated oven.  For a 9 x 13 or 9-inch rounds bake 25-30 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly pressed.  Cupcakes bake for 18-20 minutes.  Makes 24 cupcakes OR one 9 x 13-inch cake OR two 9-inch round.

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