Breads and Pastries
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1 cup oil
1 cup sugar
3 tsp. vanilla
Zest of 2 lemons
1 cup flour
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tbsp. cocoa powder
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour a cake pan. Tap away excess flour. Set aside.
Sift the flour and baking powder and set aside.
Beat the oil and sugar until creamy.
Add the eggs, vanilla and zest and continue beating.
Stir in the dry ingredients except for the cocoa powder.
Pour 2/3 of the batter into the cake pan.
Mix the cocoa powder with the remaining batter and spoon on top of the previous layer.
Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely