Saturday, December 18, 2010

Mildred Lee's Deesert Cake Recipe

2 c. sugar
2 c. flour
1 c. butter
1/2 t. salt
1 T. cocoa
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. water
1 T. vanilla
1 t. baking soda
1/2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs

Mix sugar and flour in a large bowl. Bring butter, salt, cocoa, shortening, and water to a boil in a saucepan. Pour over sugar and flour mixture. Add vanilla, baking soda, buttermilk and eggs. Mix well, and bake in a 350* oven for 35 minutes. Top with frosting.

Frosting:
1 stick butter
4 T. cocoa
5 T. milk
1 box powdered sugar
1 t. vanilla
1 c. pecans


Bring butter, cocoa, and milk to a boil. Add powdered sugar, vanilla and top cake. Sprinkle pecans over to complete.

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