Memaw's Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Recipe by CookingItUp
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift together 2 cups sugar, 2 cups flour, and 1/2 tsp salt.
  • Mix together in pan, 1/2 cup margarine, 1/2 crisco, 1/4 cup cocoa, and 1 cup water. Bring to boil over high heat. Pour into sifted mixture. Stir.
  • Now add the 1/2 buttermilk, 1 tsp soda, 1 tsp vanilla, and 2 eggs to entire mixture. Stir well.
  • Pour into greased and floured 9x13 pan. "Bounce" the pan(not too hard to avoid any sloshes) on the counter or floor, to get out the air bubbles.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. When cake is done, toothpick will come out clean from center.
  • For the ICING: Remove cake from oven and begin to cool. Bring 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup cocoa, 6 tblsp milk, and 1 tsp vanilla to boil over high heat. Add 16 oz box of powdered sugar and stir. Remove from heat.
  • Pour over cake, it will run and cover the cake. Allow cake and icing to cool.
  • Serve with vanilla ice cream ,yummmmm-o!
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