Mom's Chocolate Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Squisha

My BF's DH loves this cake, you can add just about anything in place of the pecans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the cake: Boil water, crisco, and butter until smooth.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  3. Blend butter mixture into dry mixture.
  4. When well combined, mix in remaining ingredients as listed.
  5. Pour into a greased and floured 9x13 inch pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees until knife or toothpick comes out clean.
  7. For icing: In a medium saucepan, bring butter and milk to a low boil.
  8. In a mixing bowl, pour butter mixture over powdered sugar and cocoa.
  9. Stir in vanilla and nuts.
  10. When cake comes out of the oven, poke holes in it with a fork and pour icing over while still hot.
  11. Stores great overnight.

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