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Cake - Scotch Chocolate Hot Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
June McKinley
Added: Saturday, September 8, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups plain flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 stick butter
1/2 cup Crisco (8 tablespoons or another stick butter)
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup water
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda (added to buttermilk)

Frosting:
1 stick butter
4 tablespoons cocoa
6 tablespoons milk
1 box (1 pound) or 3 cups confectioners sugar
Dash of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup coconut
1 cup nuts, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Sift together the flour, sugar and cinnamon. In a saucepan add butter, cocoa and water. Bring to a boil. Pour this hot mixture into flour and beat until smooth with mixer. Add eggs and beat in vanilla. Beat well. Add soda to buttermilk and combine with other ingredients. Beat until smooth. Bake in a greased jellyroll pan for 15-20 minutes or in a sheet cake pan for 40 minutes or until tests done. Frost cake while hot.

Frosting:
Combine butter, cocoa and milk and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Add sugar, salt and vanilla. Mix well. Add coconut and nuts.

 

 

 

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