The governor's chocolate cinnamon fudge cake

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-Purpose Flour
1 cup Granulated Sugar
1 cup Packed Brown Sugar
8 tablespoons Butter
½ cup Crisco
¼ cup Cocoa Powder
6 tablespoons Milk
¼ cup Cocoa Powder
8 tablespoons Butter
1 \N Box Confectioner's Sugar
1 cup Water
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Buttermilk
2 \N Eggs, slightly beaten
\N \N (3 1/2 to 4 cups)
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 cup Chopped Pecans



* Preheat oven to 375 F.

1. Whisk the flour and the sugars together in a large bowl. Place the butter, Crisco, cocoa, and water in a saucepan and bring mixture to a rapid boil. Pour it over the flour mixture and stir well.

2. Add the baking soda, cinnamon, salt, buttermilk and eggs. Blend rapidly, and pour into a 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Bake for 30 mins. Do not overbake; a soft velvety texture is special to this cake.

3. As the cake bakes, make the frosting by placing the milk, cocoa and butter in a saucepan, heat and blend with a whisk. Off the heat add the sugar, vanilla and pecans. Spread the hot frosting on the hot cake.

From ex-Governor Rose Mofford to the section on the MARICOPA COUNTY FAIR of Phoenix, AZ. Fair dates: 3rd and 4th weeks in March, for 11 days.

Recipe By : The County Fair Cookbook - ISBN 0-7868-6014-6 From: Dan Klepach Date: 04-05-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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