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    2 c. flour
    2 c. sugar
    1 tsp. baking soda
    1/2 tsp. salt
    2 eggs, lightly beaten
    1 tsp. vanilla
    1/2 c. sour cream or 1/2 c. buttermilk
    2 sticks butter
    4 tbsp. cocoa
    1 c. water

    Place 2 sticks of butter, 4 tablespoons cocoa and 1 cup water over medium heat and bring to a boil. Pour over the flour and sugar mixture. Mix well. Add all other ingredients. Mix well. Pour into a greased and floured cookie sheet pan, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. Cookie sheet must be a deep cookie sheet pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 23 minutes. Ice while cake is hot.


    1 stick butter
    4 tbsp. cocoa
    6 tbsp. milk
    1 lb. box powdered sugar
    1 c. pecans, chopped
    1/2 tsp. vanilla

    Five minutes before cake is finished, make frosting. Mix together butter, cocoa and milk. Cook over medium heat and bring to a boil. Remove from stove and add sugar, nuts and vanilla. Mix well. Pour over cake while hot.




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