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Texas Chocolate Cinnamon Cake Recipe

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

Heather Schneider
Added: Tuesday, August 18, 2009


2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter
4 T. cocoa
1 c. water
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. buttermilk (or 1/2 c. milk with 2 tsp. vinegar- let sit for a couple of minutes)
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon


1/2 c. butter
4T cocoa
6T milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 lb box powdered sugar
1 c. chopped pecans

Blend flour and sugar together. Bring butter, cocoa, water and shortening to a boil in a saucepan and pour over flour and sugar mixture, beating well.

Add buttermilk, eggs, vanilla, soda and cinnamon. Mix well.

Pour into greased and floured 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes.

Five minutes before cake is done, melt together butter, cocoa, milk and vanilla. Pour mixture over powdered sugar and beat. Add pecans. Spread on cake immediately out of the oven.




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