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

  • 1FOR THE CAKE:

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

    Meanwhile prepare the icing.
  • 7FOR THE ICEING:

    Melt butter, cocoa, and milk in a saucepan. DO NOT BOIL.
  • 8Stir in confectioners sugar, vanilla, and pecans.
  • 9While 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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