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Cinnamon Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diana Walsh
Added: Thursday, August 18, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c flour
2 c sugar
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1 c water
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/2 c butter or oleo
1/4 c baking cocoa
2 eggs
1/2 c buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
Frosting:
1/2 c butter or oleo
1/3 c whippiing cream
1/4 c baking cocoa
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
3 c confectionary sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup finely chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Mix first 4 ingred. In saucepan combine water, oil, butter and cocoa. Bring to boil. Pour over dry ingredients and mix well. Add eggs, buttermilk, vanilla and baking soda. Mix well. Pour in greased 15 x 10 in cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, for frosting, combine butter, cream, cocoa and cinnamon in saucepan. Cook and stir over med heat until butter is melted and mix is heated through. Remove for heat and beat in sugar and vanilla until smooth. Stir in walnuts and carefully spread over hot cake. Cool completely

 

 

 

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