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Texas Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Texas Chocolate Cake, by , is from The Bennett Family Cookbook - 2007, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paul & Judy Bennett
Added: Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups of flour
2 cups of sugar
2 sticks of butter melted
3 heaping, heaping tablespoons of Hershey's cocoa chocolate
1 cup water
2 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Put flour and sugar in mixing bowl.
Put butter in saucepan and melt, and then add cocoa and water and mix. Then pour in mixing bowl with flour and sugar. Mix lightly and then add eggs, buttermilk,soda, vanilla and mix but not too long. Put mixture in a 9 X13 floured and greased pan and bake.

While cake is cooking make icing:
2 1/2 cups of powdered sugar in mixing bowl
In a saucepan put 1 stick of butter and 3 heaping, heaping tablespoons of Hershey's cocoa chocolate and 6 tablespoons of cream or half and half. Mix

Pour mixture over powdered sugar and mix. If it is not creamy then add more half and half.

When cake come out of oven pour the icing on it while it is hot.

preheat oven to 400 decrees.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
15
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes not courting cooking time in oven
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Don't over cook cake!

Add a cup of pecans if you like nuts.

 

 

 

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