Texas Chocolate cake

Kellie Ekeland

By
@KKTexas

A Texas tradition


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Serves:

12

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
2 c
flour
1/4 c
cocoa powder
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
buttermilk
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 c
water
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, sift sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda and cinnamon and set aside.
In a medium bowl, mix melted butter, buttermilk, vegetable oil, water, beaten eggs and vanilla.
2
Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and stir well.
Pour into a greased 9 x 13 baking dish and place in oven at 400 degrees for 25 - 30 min. (Check on it at 25 min. If center still jiggles, bake another 5 min.) Toothpick should come out clean from center of cake when done.
While cake is baking....make frosting
3
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbs. milk
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup butter
1 lb. powdered sugar - (4 cups)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans


In a small pan mix milk and cocoa stirring well until completely blended with no heat. Turn heat on to med - low and add butter. Stir until butter is thoroughly melted. Pour mixture into a medium sized mixing bowl and add sifted powdered sugar, vanilla and pecans. Mix well. Once cake is done, pour frosting immediately over hot cake and let sit for a while (at least 1 hour) before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #chocolate, #cake