Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

old family recipe

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In 3 quart pan put 2 sticks oleo, 4 T.
  2. cocoa and 1 cup water.
  3. Bring to a rapid boil.
  4. Remove from heat and add 2 cups sugar, 2 cups flour, 1 t.
  5. soda, 2 t.
  6. cinnamon.
  7. Mix well then add 1/2 cup buttermilk, 2 eggs, and 1 t.
  8. vanilla.
  9. Bake in jelly roll pan 15 x 16 1/2 x 1 for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees.
  10. Do not make until cake is cool.
  11. Use same pan-- bring to a boil 1 stick oleo, 4 T.
  12. cocoa, 6 T.
  13. buttermilk.
  14. Remove from heat and add 1# box powered sugar, 1 t.
  15. vanilla, 1 t.
  16. cinnamon, and 1 cup walnuts.
  17. Spread on cake.

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