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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Wagner
Added: Monday, June 26, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
4 tablespoons cocoa
2 sticks oleo
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 stick oleo
4 tablespoons cocoa
1/3 cup milk
1 pound powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Sift 2 cups flour and 2 cups sugar together. Bring 1 cup water, and 4 tablespoons cocoa and 2 sticks oleo just to boil. Pour over flour and mix well. Add 1/2 cup buttermilk, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 teaspoon baking soda. Mix well and pour into 10" x 14" pan. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes.
FROSTING: (Makes very big batch - 1/2 is enough.) Mix 1 stick oleo, 4 tablespoons cocoa and 1/3 cup milk and bring to boil. Remove from heat and add 1 pound powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat well and spread on cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12

 

 

 

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