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“I got htis from a lady I work with and am saving it for posterity :-)”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
6-9
YIELD:
1 9X9 pan
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350. Measure flour, granulated sugar, 2 Tbls cocoa, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Blend in milk and shortening; stir in nuts. Pour into ungreased 9x9 pan. Stir together brown sugar and ¼ cup cocoa. Sprinkle over batter. Pour HOT water over batter.
  2. Bake 45 minutes. While warm, spoon cake into dessert dishes and spoon sauce over each serving. If desired, serve with sweetened whipped cream or ice cream.

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