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1-2-3 Chocolate Cake

 

This easy chocolate cake recipe has been handed down for generations!
11

Yield

16

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

45

min

 

Ingredients

Cake:
2 sticks butter
or margarine, melted
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 cup water
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 large eggs
1 cup buttermilk
Icing:
1 stick butter
or margarine
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
6 tablespoons buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup pecans
chopped
3 cups powdered sugar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃). Grease and flour 9x13 baking pan.

Cake:

Bring to boil: 2 sticks melted butter or margarine, 4 tablespoon cocoa powder, and 1 cup water.

Mix by hand: 2 cups flour, 2 cups sugar, 1 teaspoon soda, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.

Using a whisk, beat together 2 eggs and 1 cup buttermilk.

Mix 1, 2, and 3 together. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Icing:

Bring to boil: 1 stick butter or margarine, 4 tablespoon cocoa, and 6 tablespoon buttermilk.

Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 cup chopped pecans.

Add 3 cups powdered sugar.

Ice cake while still warm.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 137g (4.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 46445% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 36%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 336mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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