1Blend dry ingredients together and then add the wet ingredients. Mix with mixer for 3 mins.
2Pour into a greased and floured bunt pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 55 minutes. Cool in the pan. Release from the pan after cooled and dust with confectioners sugar or homemade chocolate icing.
3Frosting - Mix all ingredients except the vanilla in a 2 1/2 quart pan. Heat to a rolling boil, stirring occasionally. Boil for 1 minute without stirring. Place the pan of frosting into a bowl of ice and water. Beat the frosting until it is smooth and is spreading consistency. Sir in the vanilla. Spread on the cooked cake.