Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Wonderful, rich chocolate cake with fudge-like icing! Try it like this, or for an extra special kick, add a layer of creamy peanut butter to the cake before pouring on the icing.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, add butter or margarine, water and shortening. Bring to a boil.
  2. In a bowl, mix together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Add the dry mix to the liquid mix in saucepan.
  3. Add eggs, vanilla and buttermilk.
  4. Bake in 9x13 pan at 400 degrees until toothpick comes out clean (about 30 minutes.).
  5. ICING:.
  6. In saucepan, melt butter or margarine.
  7. Add cocoa and milk. Bring to a boil, but do not allow to boil long.
  8. Stir in sugar and vanilla.
  9. Spread on slightly cooled cake. You may have to spoon the icing from the corners to the middle a few times until it starts to set up.

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