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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Added: Sunday, June 11, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
2 cups sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
1 stick oleo
4 tablespoons cocoa
1/2 cup Crisco
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 slightly beaten eggs
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

Icing:
1 stick oleo
4 tablespoons cocoa
6 tablespoons milk
1 box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:
Sift sugar and flour together in a large bowl.
Put oleo, Crisco, cocoa and water in a sauce pan and bring to a rapid boil; then pour over the flour and sugar and stir well.
Add buttermilk and eggs. Then add soda and vanilla and mix well; pour in greased and floured 16 x 11 pan. Bake 20 minutes at 400.

Icing:
When cake is put in oven, start making icing. Bring oleo, cocoa and milk to a boil; then remove from heat and add powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts. Beat well and pour over the cake just as soon as cake comes out of the oven. Spread. Leave cake in pan.

 

 

 

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