From Grandma’s Country Kitchen — Texas Cake

Here is a recipe for a large family or are having a party.


Do not use mixer.

Sift together and set aside.

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

In saucepan, bring to boil the following ingredients:

1 stick butter or margarine

1/2 cup shortening (Crisco)

1 cup water

2 heaping tablespoons cocoa

Pour chocolate mixture over flour and sugar.

Stir well.


1/2 cup buttermilk

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Pour this in chocolate mixture. Put in a large pan.

Bake for 18 to 20 minutes at 375 degrees. Grandma always used a large cookie sheet with sides.


Make in pan you cooked chocolate mixture in.

1 stick butter

2 heaping tablespoons cocoa

1/3 cup buttermilk

Bring to boil. Add 1 pound powdered sugar

1 cup nuts

Have icing ready to pour over hot cake.


Laurie Jackson

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