Texas Chocolate cake

1
Kellie Ekeland

By
@KKTexas

A Texas tradition

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Texas Chocolate cake

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.

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About Texas Chocolate cake

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




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