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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Cake, by , is from Something I Threw Together - Favorite Recipes From Leola Hinton's Kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Hinton
Added: Sunday, September 30, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 stick margarine
1/2 cup oil
3 tbsp cocoa
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp soda

Icing:
7 tbsp buttermilk
1 cube margarine
3 tbsp cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
1 box powdered sugar
nuts

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl, mix flour and sugar. In large saucepan, mix margarine, oil, cocoa and water. Bring to a rapid boil and pour over flour and sugar. Mix well. Then add the buttermilk, eggs, vanilla, salt, and soda. Mix well and bake 30 minutes at 350.

Mix all icing ingredients except powdered sugar and nuts. Bring to boil and then add the powdered sugar. Add nuts last and pour over cake while both are hot.

 

 

 

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