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Nita's Chocolate Cake

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“This recipe was handed down to me by my wonderful mother in law. This is the only cake that is requested for birthdays. Even the neighborhood kids ask me to make this cake for them. This cake is well worth the effort. This cake also is served out of the pan that it is cooked in.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In saucepan, bring butter, shortening, water and cocoa to a boil.
  2. Take off heat and add sugar, flour, eggs, buttermilk, baking soda, vanilla and cinnamon.
  3. Heat well stirring constantly.
  4. Pour in a greased 9x13-inch pan. Bake at 400°F for 20-25 minutes.
  5. ICING DIRECTIONS:
  6. Blend together all ingredients until well mixed.
  7. While cake is hot, poke holes throughout the cake. Spread Icing onto HOT cake.

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