Chocolate Fudge Pecan Cake & Icing

Chocolate Fudge Pecan Cake & Icing

2 cups sugar
2 cups plain flour
dash of salt
1 stick butter
1/2 cup Crisco
6 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
l teaspoon cinnamon

1 stick butter
1/3 cup Coke
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 lb. powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped pecans.

Grease 9 X 13 cake pan and set oven to 375 degrees.

Sift together: sugar, flour, & salt. In sauce pan,mix butter, Crisco, cocoa
and water; boil, pour over flour mixture and mix. Add buttermilk, baking
soda, eggs, vanilla, & cinnamon.

Pour in prepared pan and bake for 35 minutes. Leave in pan and prepare

To Prepare Icing: In a medium sized saucepan, melt butter; add Coke and 4
tablespoons cocoa. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in: powdered
sugar and vanilla. Beat with mixer until smooth. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped

Quickly spread on cake.

The icing is what really makes this cake. You can even put it on a cake made
with cake mix and it is wonderful. And, this icing takes 5 minutes at the
most to make and spread on the cake.

Presenter: Judy Dodd Catering