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Submitted By : Mary
Serves : 20
Prep. Time : 1:10
2 cups all-purpose
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cup butter - divided
1 cup water
2/3 cup cocoa powder - divided
1/2 cup milk OR sour cream - low fat okay
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. vanilla extract - divided
2 eggs - beaten
1/3 cup milk - low fat okay
1 Lb. powdered sugar - sifted
-Combine the flour,
sugar, and salt; set aside.
-Melt 1 cup butter in a medium saucepan.
-Add water, 1/3 cup cocoa powder, and milk/sour cream;
bring to a boil; remove from heat and allow to cool for
-Stir in baking soda, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, eggs, then
-Pour into a greased and floured 13" X 9" X
2" baking pan.
-Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes; cool before
-Melt 1/2 cup butter in a medium saucepan.
-Add 1/3 cup milk and 1/3 cup cocoa powder; bring to a
boil; remove from heat.
-Stir in 1 tsp. vanilla and powdered sugar to hot
-Pour icing over cooled cake.