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Alabama Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Martha Cauley Gladwell
Added: Sunday, November 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups plain flour
2 cups sugar
1 stick butter
2 tbsp cocoa
1 cup water
1/2 cup crisco
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp soda
2 eggs
1/2 tsp salt
Icing:
1 stick butter
3 tbsp cocoa
6 tbsp milk
1 box confectioners sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl. Heat butter, cocoa, water, crisco in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and add to dry ingredients. Blend in buttermilk, soda, salt and eggs. Bake in a greased and floured 9 X 13 pan at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes.
For icing; using same saucepan, bring butter, cocoa, and milk to a boil then add sugar, vanilla and nuts. Pour over cake while hot in pan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of Jimmy's favorites. Super moist and always a hit.

 

 

 

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