Scotch Chocolate Cake

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“This cake is SOOOOOO GOOOOOD!! It smells wonderful while baking and the cinnamon in the batter gives it an extra special taste. Not sure of prep time and baking time depends on the oven.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For cake: Sift together the flour and sugar into a large bowl.
  2. Combine the butter, cocoa and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the cocoa and melt the butter.
  3. Add cocoa mixture to the flour mixture and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  4. In a bowl combine the buttermilk, cinnamon, baking soda, eggs and vanilla; mixing well.
  5. Add buttermilk mixture to the flour/cocoa mixture.
  6. Beat until well blended (batter will be thin).
  7. Pour into a greased and floured 13x9 baking pan and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes or until cake tests done with a toothpick inserted in the center (if done the toothpick will come out clean).
  8. Spread icing over hot cake in pan.
  9. For icing: Combine the butter, cocoa and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil; stirring until butter is melted and cocoa is dissolved.
  10. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and powdered sugar mixing well then add pecans and mix.

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