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Special Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kari Jordan
Added: Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 sticks butter
3 T. cocoa
1 c. water
1/2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs
1 T. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together dry ingredients. In sauce pan, combine & bring to a boil, butter, cocoa, water. Pour over dry ingredients. Add buttermilk, eggs & vanilla. Stir well & pour into a buttered 9x12 pan.

Bake at 400 for 25 to 30 minutes.

Icing:

1 stick butter
3 T. cocoa
6 T. milk
1 box powdered sugar
1 T. vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans

Melt butter, cocoa, & milk in a sauce pan & bring to a boil. Add sugar, vanilla & pecans & beat well on stove. Remove from heat, beat a little more & spread on cake while still hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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