Very easy sheet cake. The buttermilk really adds a nice twang! This recipe came from a local community cookbook called the "Olive Chapel Community Cookbook".
I believe it came out early 1970s. Posted by Mrs. Nora Mills.
Mix 1 cup water, 5 tablespoons cocoa, 1 stick butter, 1/2 cup crisco boil 1 minute.
Sift 2 cups self-rising flour, 1 3/4 cups sugar. Pour chocolate sauce into flour mixture. Add 2 eggs, 1/2 cup buttermilk, 1/2 teaspoon soda and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat well. Pour into greased 9X13 inch pan. Bake @ 350 for 30 minutes.
1 stick butter.
1/2 cup buttermilk.
5 tablespoons cocoa.
Boil 1 minute and add 1 box confectioner sugar and chopped nuts. Spread onto hot cake.