Friday, July 13, 2007

Chocolate Cookie Cake ..... Flashback Friday ... This recipe was the cake the children liked and I also liked because it was quick and easy!

Chocolate Cookie Cake
Sift together:
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon baking soda
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Place in a saucepan:
3 1/2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1 stick margarine
1 cup water
1/2 cup vegetable oil
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Bring to a full rolling boil. Stir and let boil for 1 minute. Cool, and mix with dry ingredients. Mix well. If liquid is too warm, the mixture will be lumpy.
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Add:
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs, beaten
1 Tablespoon vanilla
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Directions:
Beat well and pour into a prepared jelly roll pan. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes.
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ICING:
Melt but do not cook:
1/2 cup butter
3 1/2 Tablespoons chocolate syrup
1/3 cup milk
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Remove from heat and add:
1 cup chopped nuts
1 Tablespoon vanilla
1 pound powdered sugar
*coconut (optional)
Pour over WARM cake. If the cake is too hot, the icing is absorbed into the cake.

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