"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
21/2 c. flour 2 c. sugar 1/4 c. margarine or butter 2 eggs 1 c. buttermilk 1 tsp. soda 1/4 c. cocoa mixed with 1/2 cups warm water 1 t vanilla 1/2 tsp. salt
Cream margarine and sugar; add eggs and beat well. Add cocoa mixture. Sift flour, soda and salt together and add alternately with buttermilk; add vanilla. Bake @ 350º oven for 20-25 minutes or until done. Makes 3 layers or 4 thin layers or can be baked in sheet pans.
German Chocolate Icing 1 c. sugar 1 egg 3-4 tsp. cream or top milk pinch salt 2-3 T. margarine or butter 1 tsp. vanilla 1 c. nuts 1 c. coconut
Mix together and bring to a boil, stirring constantly for 4-5 minutes. Add vanilla, nuts, and coconut. Beat until creamy. Add extra coconut and nuts on top if desired.
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