Hot Cocoa Cake

2 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 1 hour 10 minutes

This recipe takes some time and I've had it so long, I don't remember where I got it. I think it came from a co-worker. It's worth the time and effort, in my opinion.


2 sticks Margarine; divided use
1/2 cup Vegetable oil
5 1/2 tablespoon Cocoa; divided use
1 cup Water
2 cups Sugar
2 cups Flour
1/2 cup Buttermilk
2 ea Eggs
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
2 teaspoon Vanilla; divided use
6 tablespoon milk
2 cups Powdered sugar
1 cup Pecans; broken in half

Original recipe makes 16



Melt and bring to a boil:

1 stick margarine

1/2 cup oil

3 tbsp. cocoa

1 cup water

Mix with above:

2 cups sugar

2 cups flour

Add to the above mixture:

1/2 cup buttermilk

2 eggs

1 tsp. soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. vanilla

Mix all the above together in a large mixing bowl. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Pour the batter in the baking dish and bake for 35-40 minutes or until it tests done with a toothpick inserted in the center and while it''s baking, make the icing (below).


1 stick margarine

2 1/2 tbsp. cocoa

6 tbsp. milk

Melt the above in a small saucepan - do not boil.

In medium mixing bowl, mix the above with 2 cups powdered sugar, 1 cup of pecans, and 1 tsp. of vanilla.

Pour the icing and spread it over the cake while it''s still hot.

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