mama's chocolaty cake

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By Misty Siniard
from Amarillo, TX

This Recipe was passed from my grandmother to my mom. She made it for all Holidays and Birthday's

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prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For mama's chocolaty cake

  • 2 c
    flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 c
    melted crisco
  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • ICING...
  • 1 box
    powdered sugar
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 3- 4 Tbsp
    milk
  • ADD MILK TO DESIRED CONSTANCY
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How To Make mama's chocolaty cake

  • 1
    Mix the flour, Sugar, baking soda, eggs and buttermilk. It will be very thick and doughy
  • 2
    Add the melted Crisco, boiling water and butter to the above mixture and mix well. (mom always placed the stick of butter into the water and let it come to a boil) The mixture will be very runny
  • 3
    Pour into a well greased and floured cake pan and bake in pre-heated oven @ 350 until toothpick comes out clean. ( uaually about 45 minutes)
  • 4
    Allow to cool and then ice. Enjoy with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

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