• This sounds plain but you will be surprised and it will be one of the best cakes you will ever make.

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sour milk (place 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice in 1/2 cup measure; fill with milk)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Combine butter, oil, cocoa, and water in saucepan and heat until melted.
  • Stir together flour, baking soda, sugar, and cinnamon in mixing bowl.
  • Mix in milk, eggs, and vanilla.
  • Add chocolate mixture and mix well.
  • Pour into a greased 15x10 baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.
  • Five minutes before cake is done, prepare:
  • MEXICAN CHOCOLATE ICING
  • 1 stick butter or margarine
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
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READY IN 0 Min
SERVINGS 1
MAIN INGREDIENT Vegetable
MEAL/COURSE Dessert
COOKING METHOD Oven
CUISINE Mexican

Preparation

  1. Combine butter, cocoa, and milk in saucepan and heat until bubbles form around edge of pan. Remove from heat.
  2. Place powdered sugar in mixing bowl and add chocolate mixture and vanilla.
  3. Mix well and stir in nuts.
  4. Ice cake while cake is still warm from the oven.
  5. Frosting is not stiff. It will harden as the cake cools.

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