Bestest Chocolate Cake EVER!!!!!!

Missy Wimpelberg

By
@MWimpelberg

This is my aunt's recipe. We make this for special occasions. This is the easiest cake to make. I am not a big cake fan, but this cake is SO AWESOME, you will not be disappointed. While it is seems very simple, you will be amazed at the flavor.

Rating:
★★★★★ 8 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

CHOCOLATE CAKE

1 stick
butter or margarine
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 c
hot water
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
sugar
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla

FROSTING

1/2 stick
butter or margaine
6 Tbsp
cocoa powder
6 Tbsp
milk
1/2 to 1 box
powdered su

Step-By-Step

1In a medium sauce pan melt and boil about a minute: 1 stick of butter
1/2 cup oil (or crisco)
1 cup of hot water
4 T of cocoa powder
2While the above items are boiling, in a mixing bowl put:
2 cups plain flour
2 cups of sugar
Mix and add:
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
2 eggs
1 t vanilla
Then mix the the cooked ingredients to the next set of ingredients. Then beat well and put in 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes, until center is firm (do not overcook).
3while cake is baking make frosting:
1/2 stick butter
2 T cocoa
6 T milk
1/2 to 1 box of powdered sugar
Bring butter and milk to a boil and add cocoa, mix well. Remove from heat and add sugar until you have icing a little thicker than pancake mix. Then drizzle on the cake, as soon as it comes out of the oven. You can sprinkle with nuts and marshmellows to add a little fun:) Let cool, then enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy