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    "Foot in the Fire" Chocolate Cake

    Source of Recipe


    List of Ingredients

    2 cups flour
    2 cups sugar
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 stick butter
    1 cup water
    1/2 cup vegetable oil
    3 tablespoons cocoa
    1/2 cup buttermilk
    3 eggs
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 stick butter
    2 tablespoons cocoa
    6 tablespoons milk
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1 box powdered sugar


    Part 1 - combine flour, sugar, salt in large mixing bowl.
    Part 2 - in boiler combine butter, water, oil, and cocoa. Bring
    boil, stirring constantly. (You may do this in the microwave).
    over Part 1 and mix well.
    Part 3 - Mix buttermilk, soda, eggs, and vanilla and add to parts
    1 & 2.

    Pour into large (12 x 17) greased and floured cookie sheet and
    bake at
    350 for 25 to 30 minutes.

    While cake is cooking, prepare icing by placing the butter, cocoa,
    milk in saucepan or use microwave container and heat until hot,
    just to
    melt butter. Do not boil. Add remaining ingredients. Pour warm
    and let cool enough to eat, if you can :)

    Option 1: (A necessity at this house) About 3 minutes before removing
    cake from oven, place 2 cups of miniature marshmallows on top
    of cake
    and return to oven. Let marshmallows puff. Remove from oven
    and pour
    icing over.

    Option 2: (A necessity at this house) Add 1 cup chopped pecans
    icing mixture.

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    NOTES : Also called Heavenly Hash Cake or Cookie Sheet Cake




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