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Mexican Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lady Bird Johnson
Added: Sunday, October 25, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup water
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup sour milk (place 1/2 teaspoons vinegar in
1/2 cup measure, then fill with milk)
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla

ICING:
1/2 cup margarine
4 tablespoons cocoa
6 tablespoons milk
1 pound package confectioners sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350 . Grease a 12 x 8 inch cake pan.

Combine margarine, oil, chocolate and water in a saucepan. Heat until chocolate is melted.

Combine flour, soda, sugar, milk, eggs, cinnamon and vanilla in large bowl, then combine with first mixture. Pour batter into prepared cake pan. Bake 20 - 25 minutes or until cake is done.

Ice Cake while still warm.

Icing: Combine margarine, chocolate and milk in a saucepan. Heat until bubbles from around the edge. Remove from heat. Add confectioner's sugar, vanilla. Beat until smooth.

 

 

 

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