Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Desperada

Insanely scrumptious!

Top Review by whtbxrmom

The cake baked up nicely and the texture was good. However, we could taste the shortening more than the chocolate flavor. Didn't even bother to frost it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, sugar and salt in large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Melt and bring to a boil: butter, water, shortening, cocoa. Pour over flour mixture and mix well.
  3. Add the eggs, buttermilk, baking soda, vanilla and mix well.
  4. Pour into a greased and floured 9 X 13 inch pan.
  5. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes.
  6. Frosting: Melt together 1 stick margarine, 3 T cocoa, but do not boil. Add 1 box powdered sugar and 3-6 Tablespoons buttermilk.

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