Texas Cake


2 sticks butter
2 Tbsp. cocoa
1 c. water
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 tsp. baking soda
2 c. flour

1/3 c. milk
4 Tbsp. cocoa
1 c. nutmeats

1 box powdered sugar
1 stick butter

1.  Bring to a boil, butter, 4 tablespoons cocoa, 1 cup water.  Take off the stove and add sugar, flour, eggs, vanilla, milk and baking soda. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes in greased jelly roll pan.

2.  For frosting, mix in saucepan milk, cocoa, butter; bring to a boil.  Take off the stove and add powdered sugar and nuts.  Pour over cake while cake is still hot.  Quick and easy!

Jeff Norman