The Best Chocolate Cake You Ever Ate

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(238)

I make this cake over and over. It is easy to put together and the frosting of the cake is easy and fast. It goes fast around my house.

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Servings:
24
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch cake

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 1 cup water

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ cup buttermilk

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup butter

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 x 13 inch pan.

  2. Sift 2 cups white sugar and 2 cups flour together; set aside.

  3. In a sauce pan; combine 1/2 cup butter or margarine, oil, water, and 1/4 cup cocoa. Bring mixture to a boil, remove from heat and add to dry ingredients.

  4. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk; add with eggs, salt, cinnamon and 1 teaspoon vanilla to cocoa, flour mixture and stir well.

  5. Pour batter into a 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 20 minutes.

  6. To Make Frosting: Five minutes before cake is done combine 1/2 cup butter,1/4 cup cocoa and 1/4 cup milk in saucepan and bring to a boil.

  7. Remove from heat and stir in confectioners' sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and chopped pecans. Pour frosting over hot cake. Cake remains moist and may be frozen. Serves 20.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

335 Calories
16g Fat
47g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 335
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 217mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 78mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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