Sunday, April 17, 2016

Chocolate Skillet Cake






What You'll Need


  • Combine in a bowl:
  • 1C flour
  • 1C sugar
  • 1/4C vegetable oil
  • 1/2C water
  • 2T cocoa
  • Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  • Whisk in the flour ingredients.
  • 1/2t baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • In a 10" cast iron skillet combine:
  • 1/4C butter (1/2 stick)
  • Then mix in:

  • 1/4C sour cream or buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2t vanilla


How to Make It

  • Pop the skillet into a 350 oven for
  • 20 minutes, just until a toothpick
  • comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  • While the cake cools a bit, make the:
  • Frosting
  • In a medium saucepan bring to a boil:
  • 1/4C butter (1/2 stick)
  • 2T cocoa
  • 3-4T milk (as needed)
  • Remove from heat and whisk in:
  • 2C powdered sugar
  • 1/2C chopped pecans
  • 1/2t vanilla
  • Pour over warm cake, spread
  • with a spatula. Serve warm with
  • vanilla ice cream
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