Texas cake

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Flour
2 cups Sugar
½ cup Butter
½ cup Shortening
1 cup Strong brewed coffee
¼ cup Unsweet cocoa
½ cup Butter
2 tablespoons Cocoa
¼ cup Milk
2 \N Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 teaspoon Baking soda
½ cup Buttermilk*
½ cup Milk*
2 teaspoons Vinegar or lemon juice*
3½ cup Powdered sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla


Combine flour & sugar. In heavy saucepan, combine butter, shortening, coffee and cocoa. Stir and heat to boiling. Pour boiling mixture over the flour and sugar. Add the buttermilk (*or substitute milk & vinegar), eggs, baking soda and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into a well buttered 17 x 11 jellyroll pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.

While cake bakes, prepare frosting.

In a saucepan, combine butter, cocoa and milk. Heat to boiling, stirring. Mix in the powdered sugar and vanilla until is smooth and of a pouring consistency. Pour warm frosting over cake as soon as you take it out of the oven. Cool.

Submitted By TERRI WOLTMON MSG#: 168 Submitted By GAIL SHIPP On 02-15-95

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