Buttermilk Cocoa Cake

Cassie *


Yum! Another delicious,tender, moist cake..somewhat on the lines of a sheet cake yet thicker..hope you try it..mine didn't stand a chance..lol! The picture to the left was all that was left 20 minutes after pulled from the oven, they wouldn't give it time to cool..think it might be good?..lol! My clan loves it.


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★★★★★ 4 votes

12 -15
30 Min
30 Min


  • 1/4 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    butter, cubed
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c

  • 1/4 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1/2 c
    butter, cubed
  • 1/2 c
  • 3-3/4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans, optional

How to Make Buttermilk Cocoa Cake


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the cocoa and water until smooth; add butter. Bring just to a boil. Remove from the heat.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and baking soda; add cocoa mixture.
  3. Combine eggs, oil and buttermilk; add to cocoa mixture and beat until smooth.
  4. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  5. In a large saucepan, bring the cocoa, butter and buttermilk to a boil. Remove from the heat. Whisk in confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over the warm cake. Sprinkle with pecans if desired. Cool on a wire rack.
  6. Delicious!

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About Buttermilk Cocoa Cake

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

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