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Chocolate Cinnamon Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dolores Copenhaver
Added: Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. shortening
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1 c. water
1 stick butter or margarine
4 tsp. cocoa
1/2 c. buttermilk (or add 1 T. vinegar to 1/2 c. milk)
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
2 eggs
Icing:
1 stick butter or margarine
3 1/2 to 4 T. cocoa
5-6 T. milk
1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. nuts, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Cake: Sift together the flour and sugar. Bring the shortening, water, butter, and cocoa to a rapid boil. Pour over flour and sugar mixture. Mix well then add the buttermilk, vanilla, soda, and eggs. Pour into a 16 X 11-inch, oblong cake pan. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes. Ice the cake while it's hot.
Icing: Bring butter, cocoa, and milk to a rapid boil. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar, vanilla, and nuts. Beat well and spread over the hot cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20-25 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from Ginny Bramer.

 

 

 

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