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Make the icing five minutes before taking the cake out of the oven.

Leone Ivey, El Paso, Texas
Recipe by Southern Living November 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
5 mins
bake:
35 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
Makes 10 to 12 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sift together sugar and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl.

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  • Stir together butter and next 3 ingredients in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or just until butter and shortening melt. Remove from heat; pour over sugar mixture, stirring until dissolved. Cool slightly.

  • Stir in buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla. Pour into a greased and lightly floured 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

  • Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes. (Cake will have a fudge-like texture.) Spread Chocolate Icing over hot cake. Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

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