MMMmmm Chocolate Cake

MMMmmm Chocolate Cake
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon hot water
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a saucepan, combine 1 cup water, 3 tablespoons cocoa, 1/2 cup butter and 1/2 cup shortening. Heat until mixture comes to a boil, then remove from heat. Pour into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add sugar, flour, soda, buttermilk, eggs and vanilla. Mix well and pour into prepared 9x13 inch pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Have icing ready when cake comes out of oven.
  5. To make the icing: In a medium bowl, combine 3 tablespoons cocoa, 1 teaspoon hot water and 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine. Add confectioners sugar, pecans and milk and mix well. You can add more milk to achieve desired consistency, but too much will make cake soggy.
  6. Frost while cake is hot and icing is still soft.

04/26/2018
MMMmmm Chocolate Cake, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

Comment on this content
Root Beer Raisin Meat Loaf
Root Beer Raisin Meat Loaf
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baki..
81
Miso Sesame Dressing
Miso Sesame Dressing
Whisk miso paste into rice vinegar in a bowl until smooth. S..
66
Tasty Spicy Rice Pilaf
Tasty Spicy Rice Pilaf
Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat; cook and stir o..
227
fast and easy french onion dip
fast and easy french onion dip
In a medium bowl, stir together nonfat sour cream, fat-free ..
691
Cynthia's Famous Chili
Cynthia's Famous Chili
Break the ground beef into small pieces into a large pot ove..
70
Greek Orzo with Feta
Greek Orzo with Feta
Stir together olive oil, lemon juice, olives, tomatoes, red ..
655
savory halibut enchiladas
savory halibut enchiladas
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).Season the ha..
487
Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Quiche
Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Quiche
Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir ..
73
microwave mississippi mud cake
microwave mississippi mud cake
Put 1 cup butter or margarine into large mixing bowl. Microw..
726
gluten-free chocolate cake with semi-sweet chocolate cing
gluten-free chocolate cake with semi-sweet chocolate cing
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13..
1263
Chocolate Crepe Cake with Salted Chocolate Orange Sauce
Chocolate Crepe Cake with Salted Chocolate Orange Sauce
Mix milk, flour, cocoa powder, confectioners' sugar, egg..
447
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Pound Cake
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Pound Cake
Before you begin, bring all of the cold ingredients to room ..
205
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and fl..
474
Lisa's Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake
Lisa's Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and f..
936
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake Cookies
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake Cookies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).In a large mix..
987
chocolate chocolate chip dream cake
chocolate chocolate chip dream cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly greas..
886