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“An incredible chocolate cake recipe I got from a friend about 25 years ago.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
1 Cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 13 x9 baking pan.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, stir together 2 cups of flour and 2 cups of sugar. Set Aside.
  4. In a saucepan, bring 2 sticks butter, 4 TBSP Cocoa, and 1 cup water to a boil.
  5. Pour over flour and sugar mixture.
  6. Add in 1/2 cup buttermilk, 2 eggs, 2tsp baking soda, and 1 tsp vanilla.
  7. Pour into greased and floured baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  8. While baking, mix together the following:.
  9. 1 stick softened butter, 4 TBSP cocoa powder, 6 TBSP milk, 4 cups powdered sugar, 1 tsp vanilla, 2/3 cup chopped pecans.
  10. As soon as cake is out of oven, spread frosting over cake.

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