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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Chocolate Cake and Frosting

Sift Together into a large bowl:

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp. baking soda

Put in saucepan:

1 cup butter
3 Tbls. cocoa
1 cup water

cook over low heat and stir until smooth and boiling.
pout hot mixture over flour mixture.

1/2 cup. buttermilk
2 eggs
1 Tbls. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon, optional

pour into a 9*13 pan, bake for 30 minutes at 350*

Put into saucepan, stir and bring to a boil:

1/2 cup butter
3 Tbls. cocoa
3 Tbls. milk

5 cups powdered sugar
1 Tbls. vanilla

Mix.  It will be slightly runny.  Pour immediatley over hot cake.  Add nuts additionaly if desired.

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