Monday, June 22, 2009

My Favorite Cake in the world!!!

I made Daniel a cake for Father's Day. We love this cake around here! It's so moist and melts in your mouth...not to mention the frosting is delicious! Definately definately definately make this! i got this here suprised? :)

Pioneer Woman Chocolate Sheet Cake
Combine in a mixing bowl:2 cups flour2 cups sugar1/4 teaspoon salt
In a saucepan, melt: 2 sticks butterAdd 4 heaping tablespoons cocoa. Stir together. Add 1 cup boiling water, allow mixture to boil for 30 seconds, then turn off heat. Pour over flour mixture, and stir lightly to cool.

In measuring cup, pour 1/2 cup buttermilk.Add:2 beaten eggs1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon vanillaStir buttermilk mixture into butter/chocolate mixture. Pour into sheet cake pan and bake at 350-degrees for 20 minutes.

While cake is baking, make icing:Chop 1/2 cup pecans finely.Melt 1 3/4 sticks butter in a saucepan.Add 4 heaping tablespoons cocoa, stir to combine, then turn off heat. Add:6 tablespoons milk1 teaspoon vanilla1 lb minus 1/2 cup powdered sugarStir together.Add pecans, stir together, and pour over warm cake.

Cut into squares or because it's so good...just eat straight from the pan! :) Seriously, this is my favorite cake ever and i'm not sure anything can top this! well..i like carrot cake and german chocolate too :)

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