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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Cake, by , is from The Willie Ruth Forrester and Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Willie Ruth
Added: Saturday, December 30, 2006


1 stick butter
1/2 c. crisco oil
4 Tbsp. cocoa
1 c. water
1 tsp vanilla
2 c. sugar
2 c. self rising flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs

Bring to boil: butter, crisco oil, cocoa, water and vanilla. Remove from heat and add: sugar, flour, soda, buttermilk and eggs. Beat and pour in greased and floured 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 325 for about 30 minutes.

Icing: Heat--1 stick butter, 3 Tbsp. cocoa, 1/3 c. sweet milk. Add--1 box powdered sugar, 1 c. chopped nuts, 1 tsp. vanilla

Beat well and spread on cake.




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