How to make it

  • Bring to boil the butter, shortening, cocoa, water and buttermilk.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add the flour, sugar, eggs, soda, cinnamon and vanilla.
  • Pour into a 11X16 pan.
  • Bake at 375-400 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  • Bring to boil the butter, cocoa and milk.
  • Add the sugar, vanilla and pecans, stirring well.
  • Pour the frosting over the baked cake after the cake has cooled for about 10-15 minutes.
  • After the frosting is cool, serve and enjoy!
  • *This cake is great with a side of cinnamon ice cream. Butter Pecan ice cream works well too, as does vanilla.

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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Sounds heavenly!
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  • lauraleigh 9 years ago
    It is really simple, hard to mess up, and very delicious. Best of all, it is made with pretty common ingredients that are always around my house (no extra grocery store trips!)
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  • 22566 9 years ago
    Thank-you for this Super Cake!

    Hope you have a good week-end.

    Kind Regards
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  • joe1155 9 years ago
    This seems to be a really simple cake recipe. Sounds delicious.
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