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Categories : Cakes

1/2 cup Buttermilk
1 teaspoon soda
2 cups all-Purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup water
2 eggs — beaten

Combine buttermilk and soda; set aside. Combine flour, sugar, and salt in a mixing bowl.

Combine butter, water, and cocoa in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Pour over flour mixture, and mix well; cool. Add eggs and buttermilk mixture, stirring well. Pour into 2 greased and floured 8-inch cakepans. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool on wire racks, and frost with Velvety Chocolate Frosting


Combine butter, milk, and cocoa in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; add powdered sugar, stirring well. Spread warm frosting on cake.

Yield: “2 8 inch pans”

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 3518 Calories; 108g Fat (27.1% calories from fat); 48g Protein; 609g Carbohydrate; 14g Dietary Fiber; 677mg Cholesterol; 1759mg Sodium. Exchanges: 13 1/2 Grain(Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Non-Fat Milk; 20 Fat; 27 Other Carbohydrates.

NOTES: From December 1976 Southern Living