08/05/2013 Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Recipe Courtesy of Grandma Simon

For Cake:

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1/2 cup cocoa
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup oil
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup boiling water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients together thoroughly. Pour into a 9×13 inch pan and bake for 35-40 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

For Frosting:

1 & 1/2 cups sugar
6 Tbsp margarine
1/3 cup milk
2/3 cup chocolate chips

Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil while stirring constantly and boil for 1 minute.

Remove from heat and stir in 2/3 cup chocolate chips.

Beat until ready to spread on cake.