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Scrumptious Chocolate Cake

Scrumptious Chocolate Cake

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 1 – 9×13 pan Change Servings
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  • 1/2 cup margarine

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 cup margarine

  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 5 tablespoons milk

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar

  • 1 cup crunchy peanut butter

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  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    40 mins

  • READY IN

    1 hr

Scrumptious Chocolate Cake

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan.
  2. In a saucepan, combine 1/2 cup margarine, oil, 4 tablespoons cocoa and water. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring often. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, sift together the flour and sugar. Make a well in the center, and pour in the cocoa mixture. Stir until smooth. Mix in the buttermilk, 2 teaspoons vanilla, cinnamon, baking soda and eggs.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool slightly before frosting.
  5. For the Frosting: In a large saucepan, combine 1/2 cup margarine, 4 tablespoons cocoa and 5 tablespoons milk. Bring to a boil, stirring often. Remove from heat. Stir in confectioners’ sugar, peanut butter and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla. Beat until the icing is blended. Pour over warm cake.

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 488 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 64.7 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 24.4 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 222 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe by Sandra Weaver

“This cake makes men drool and women fight over the last piece! I think it’s the peanut butter in the icing!”

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