Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Chocolate Cake with Frosting

Hands down, this is the best chocolate cake I have ever eaten!
This recipe came from a coworker of my mother's way back when. 
My best advice is to just make it, it's easy, it's yummy, what is not to love?

Chocolate Cake

2 cups flour
4 ½ Tablespoons cocoa
2 cups sugar
½ tsp salt
½ cup margarine or butter
¼ cup oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup water
2 eggs
½ cup buttermilk (or milk with a teaspoon of vinegar)
½ teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

  1. Mix first 4 dry ingredients
  2. Bring remaining ingredients to a boil in a small pan.
  3. Add boiling mixture to dry ingredients
  4. Take buttermilk, add baking soda and vanilla to it and mix well
  5. Add to mixture and beat until blended
  6. Grease and flour pan
  7. Cook at 350 for 35-40 minutes


¾ stick margarine or butter
3-3 ½ cups confectioners sugar
4 tablespoon cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 ½ tablespoon evaporated milk

1. Mix well

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