Ingredients

How to make it

  • CAKE:
  • Combine sugar and flour in mixer bowl.
  • Melt butter and crisco in sauce pan
  • Stir cocoa and water in with melted butter and crisco
  • Bring to boil and pour over sugar and flour
  • Add buttermilk, soda, cinnamon, vanilla and eggs to ingredients in bowl.
  • Mix together (batter will be thin and may spatter).
  • Pour into 9"x13" pan that has been greased and floured.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for about 25 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.
  • ICING:
  • Pour powdered sugar in mixer bowl
  • Melt butter in saucepan
  • Stir in milk and cocoa and bring to boil
  • Add to powdered sugar in mixer bowl.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Beat well and spread on cooled cake.

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  • NPMarie 1 year ago
    So cool you made this when you were in the 6th grade! Very nice chocolate cake recipe:)
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  • pleclare 4 years ago
    Yummy but will have to wait till a little cooler and less humid. Too hot for oven. It will be waiting for me!!
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    grandmacooks ate it and said...
    Love this...a friend made it and brought some to school when I was in high school. I got the recipe from her and made it many times, but have gotten away from it in recent years. I'll have to make it again soon, now that you've reminded me of it!
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    " It was excellent "
    debbie919 ate it and said...
    This is my very favorite chocolate cake recipe...started making it as a kid myself! Great post, thanks!
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  • mamalou 6 years ago
    looks wonderful!
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    " It was excellent "
    midgelet ate it and said...
    Loks great!
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    " It was excellent "
    bonjody ate it and said...
    Lovely - I'll try it. Thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    sounds great!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Sounds great, thanks for posting, you have my 5
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