"Everything I eat has been proved by some doctor or other to be a deadly poison, and everything I don't eat has been proved to be indispensable for life. But I go marching on."--George Bernard Shaw

Texas Chocolate Cinnamon Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Texas Chocolate Cinnamon Cake, by , is from The Madden Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Heather Schneider
Added: Tuesday, August 18, 2009


2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter
4 T. cocoa
1 c. water
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. buttermilk (or 1/2 c. milk with 2 tsp. vinegar- let sit for a couple of minutes)
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon


1/2 c. butter
4T cocoa
6T milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 lb box powdered sugar
1 c. chopped pecans

Blend flour and sugar together. Bring butter, cocoa, water and shortening to a boil in a saucepan and pour over flour and sugar mixture, beating well.

Add buttermilk, eggs, vanilla, soda and cinnamon. Mix well.

Pour into greased and floured 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes.

Five minutes before cake is done, melt together butter, cocoa, milk and vanilla. Pour mixture over powdered sugar and beat. Add pecans. Spread on cake immediately out of the oven.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!