GREAT UNCLE NOTHEL'S OLD FASHIONED CHOCOLATE CAKE
|3/4 c||cocoa powder|
|1 c||strong hot black coffee (originally a scant snuff glass full)|
|2 c||sugar (originally 2 snuff glasses full)|
|2 tsp||pure vanilla|
|2 c||all-purpose flour (originally 2 snuff glasses full)|
|1 tsp||baking soda|
|1 tsp||baking powder|
|1/4 tsp||salt (originally a pinch)|
|3 Tbsp||cocoa powder|
|1 - 16 oz||box powdered sugar|
|1 tsp||pure vanilla|
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DirectionsFOR THE CAKE:Bring cocoa, coffee, & butter to a bubbly boil.Remove from heat & add remaining ingredients & mix well. It will be runny.Bake @ 350° until done. Do not over cook. Cake is done when you touch the center of cake & it springs back.Cool & frost.NOTE: I made 3 batches of the cake & it made (2) 17"x13" sheet cakes.FOR THE FROSTING:Bring butter, buttermilk & cocoa to a boil. Remove from heat & cool slightly.Add remaining ingredients & beat well.