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One Pan Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tracy Shiver
Added: Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
2 cups of self-rising flour,
2 cups of sugar,
1 cup (2 sticks) of butter,
4 Tbsps of cocoa powder,
1 cup of water,
1/2 cup of buttermilk,
1 tsp of baking soda,
2 eggs,
1 tsp vanilla

Icing:
1 cup of butter,
4 Tbsps of cocoa,
6 tsps of regular milk,
1 box of 10-X powdered sugar,
1 Tbsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
In small sauce pan, bring butter, cocoa, & water to a boil. Remove from heat. In large mixing bowl, pour cocoa mixture over flour & sugar. Beat well. Add the buttermilk, soda, eggs, and vanilla. Mix well. Pour in buttered and floured 10x13 pan. Bake @ 375 degrees for 35-45 minutes. Leave cake in pan when cooled.

For Icing: Bring butter, cocoa, & milk to a boil. Remove from heat. In large mixing bowl, add some of the powdered sugar, the cocoa mixture, the rest of the powdered sugar, then the vanilla. Pour over cooled cake and serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
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