From the kitchen of Winona Brown, my grandma.
Mix flour, sugar, & cocoa in a large bowl. Set aside.
Combine hot water, salt, baking soda & oil together.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, gradually.
Fold in eggs one at a time. Stir in vanilla extract.
Bake 1 hour in 325 degrees F oven.
This recipe is intended for a 9x13 inch baking pan. If using smaller pans, decrease cook time.