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Cake, Amanda's Hot Oil Chocolate Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amanda Marley
Added: Monday, June 13, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
2 cups granulated sugar
1 stick butter
4 tablespoons cocoa
1/2 cup oil
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all purpose flour, sifted
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 whole eggs, beaten


Icing:
2 cups granulated sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
1 stick margarine
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup pecans, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:
Mix the sugar, flour, and salt in a large mixing bowl. In a saucepan, mix the butter, cocoa, water, and oil. Bring to a boil and continue to cook for 3 minutes. Pour this over the sugar and flour mixture while still hot. Stir until smooth. Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with the buttermilk and add to the mixture. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth. Pour into a greased and floured 9x13" cake pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes.

Icing:
Combine the first four ingredients in a saucepan and bring it to a boil. Continue cooking for 1 1/2 minutes. Remove it from the heat and beat until thick enough to spread. Add the vanilla and pecans to the mixture; ice the cake as desired.

 

 

 

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