Mom's Dreamy Chocolate Cake Recipe

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MOM'S DREAMY CHOCOLATE CAKE

penny jordan

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@PennyLJ55

My Mom used to make this cake all the time from memory when I was a little girl. I remember asking her where her recipe was and her reply was, "I don't have one...I just dreamed it up..." then she would give me a big smile and a kiss on the forehead. So I named and called it, 'MOM'S DREAMY CHOCOLATE CAKE'.
I found it written down in one of her cookbooks later on. She was a really good cook and was forever baking something sweet. This was one of my very favorites...Every time I bake it I think of her and remember those days. I am so glad I have this recipe. It's a wonderful cake.


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Serves:

24 or more

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

MOM'S DREAMY CHOCOLATE CAKE

2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
granulated sugar
1 stick
butter or margarine; (1/2 cup)
1/2 c
shortening
1 c
water
1/4 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1/2 c
buttermilk
2 large
eggs, slightly beaten
1 tsp
soda
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
cinnamon

MOM'S DREAMY CHOCOLATE FROSTING

1 stick
butter or margarine (1/2 cup)
3 1/2 Tbsp
cocoa, unsweetened
1/3 c
milk
1 lb
powdered sugar (1- box)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2/3 c
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MOM'S DREAMY CHOCOLATE CAKE
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Prepare a 9x13x2-inch pan or for sheet cake a 16x11x1-inch, pan with 'Baker's Joy' nonstick cooking spray (my suggestion), or grease and flour pans the old fashioned way...
2
- Sift flour and sugar in large mixing bowl and blend well.
- In a saucepan, combine butter, shortening, water & cocoa.
- Bring to a rapid boil.
- Pour over flour/sugar mixture and mix well.
- Combine remaining ingredients and add ALL AT ONCE to batter, mixing well.
- Pour into prepared pan and bake at 400 degrees F. for 35 to 40 minutes for (9x13x2-inch pan).
For a sheet cake - (16x11x1-inch) bake for 20 minutes, or until tests done.
Let cool 15-20 minutes while preparing frosting.
3
MOM'S DREAMY CHOCOLATE FROSTING
- Combine butter, cocoa, & milk in saucepan, heat slowly and bring to boil.
- Add remaining ingredients; beat well and spread over warm cake.
- Leave in pan until ready to serve.
- Cut in squares & enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American