My Mom's Chocolate Cake

Recipe by Hey Jude
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine sugar and flour in a large bowl.
  • Boil 1/4 C cocoa, water, 1/2 lb butter in a medium sized sauce pan.
  • Pour chocolate mixture over flour and sugar mixture and stir well.
  • Add buttermilk, beaten eggs soda and vanilla.
  • Pour into a jelly roll pan (which is, roughly, 11x15 and 1 inch deep), bake at 400° for 20 minutes.
  • While cake is baking, make frosting.
  • Combine frosting ingredients, except for confectioners sugar, in the same sauce pan used for chocolate mixture above (saves washing dishes).
  • Boil, then add confectioners sugar.
  • Pour over hot cake, sprinkle with nuts, and let set for an hour or two.
  • Serve and watch the smiles and requests for the recipe.
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