Texas Hot Cocoa Cake

Texas Hot Cocoa Cake Recipe

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Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

Nothing's better on a cold winter night than a cup of Hot Cocoa to warm you up. Especially, when you are camping So, why not make a cake out of it?

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Serves:
Serves 8 to 10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • FOR THE CAKE

  • 1/4 lb
    butter (no substitute)
  • 1/2 c
    mazola vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    good quality cocoa
  • 1 c
    water
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    quick blending wonder flour
  • 1/2 c
    whole fat buttermilk
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • FOR THE ICING

  • 1/4 lb
    butter
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    good quality cocoa
  • 6 Tbsp
    whole milk
  • 1 lb
    box confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    coarsley chopped pecans, (not ground)

How to Make Texas Hot Cocoa Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. FOR THE CAKE:

    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Grease a 9 x13-inch Pyrex baking dish.
  2. Melt the butter with vegetable oil, cocoa, and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and stir.
  3. Sift flour and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Pout liquid over flour and beat until smooth.
  5. Add buttermilk, eggs, soda, cinnamon, and vanilla, mixing well.
  6. Pour into the prepared baking dish and bake for 35 minutes.

    Meanwhile prepare the icing.
  7. FOR THE ICEING:

    Melt butter, cocoa, and milk in a saucepan. DO NOT BOIL.
  8. Stir in confectioners sugar, vanilla, and pecans.
  9. While icing is hot pour over cake in the pan as soon as cake is removed from the oven. Icing will drip into the cake and over the sides.

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