Funny Cake

A Mennonite favorite!

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup hot water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/3 cup oil
1 cup milk
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon salt

Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine 1 cup sugar, cocoa, hot water and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in a small bowl. Set aside.

In another mixing bowl, cream together 2 cups sugar, eggs and oil, then add remaining ingredients.

Pour creamed mixture into two (9-inch) pie crusts and then pour chocolate mixture on top. Bake for approximately 45 minutes. Test with a wooden pick for doneness