Description Edit

Contributed by World Recipes Y-Group

Ingredients Edit

Chocolate frosting Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Stir boiling water into cocoa. Cool.
  2. In large mixing bowl cream butter, shortening and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla, beating well.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk and chocolate mixture, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.
  5. Pour into well greased and floured 9 x 6 inch egg shaped pans (or 13 x 9 x 2 inch).
  6. Bake on lowest rack in 350 °F oven for 60-65 minutes for egg-shaped pans, 40-45 minutes for oblong pans. Cool.
  7. Trim base so cake sits level; trim layers to fit together evenly.
  8. Frost, trim.

Chocolate frosting Edit

  1. Combine together.
  2. Blend until spreading consistency.
  3. Enjoy.
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