Lady Bird's Mexican chocolate cake

dessert
Photo by Deb A.
Adapted from bing.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Adapted from bing.com

Ingredients

  • Cake:

  • 1/2

    cup margarine

  • 1/2

    cup vegetable oil

  • 2

    (1 ounce ea) squares unsweetened chocolate

  • OR

  • 4

    tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 1

    cup water

  • 2

    cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda

  • 2

    cups granulated sugar

  • 1/2

    cup sour milk

  • 2

    eggs, beaten

  • 1

    teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Icing:

  • 1/2

    cup margarine

  • 4

    tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 6

    tablespoons milk

  • 1

    package (1 pound size) confectioners' sugar

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2

    cup pecans

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 12 x 18-inch cake pan. Combine margarine, oil, chocolate and water in a saucepan. Heat until chocolate is melted. Combine flour, soda, sugar, milk, eggs, cinnamon and vanilla extract in large bowl, then combine with first mixture. Pour batter into prepared cake pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until cake is done. Ice cake while still warm. Icing: Combine margarine, chocolate and milk in a saucepan. Heat until bubbles from around the edge. Remove from heat. Add confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract and pecans. Beat until smooth.

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