Grandma Garretson’s Chocolate Cake
1 3/4 cups sugar
2/3 cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. boiling water
1 cup cocoa
1.) Mix sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla in a large bowl until blended.
2.) Add flour, buttermilk, soda and salt. Mix well.
3.) Combine the boiling water and cocoa in a separate bowl. Add to large bowl and mix.
4.) Spoon cake batter into cake pans. Cake batter with be thick, so you will need to smooth it out with a spatula. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until a toothpick comes out clean in center. For cupcakes, our cook time was about 15 – 18 minutes.
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 c. cocoa
1.) Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.
2.) Place on med heat until it comes to a boil. Let boil for one minute.
3.) Spread on top of warm cake. Decorate how you like. Enjoy!