Chocolate Brownie Cake

  • Yield: 12 servings


2cups sugar
2cups self-rising flour
1/2cup (1 stick margarine
1/2cup vegetable oil
3tablespoons baking cocoa
1cup water
1teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
1/2cup buttermilk
Chocolate Icing


  1. Combine the sugar and flour in a bowl and mix well.  Combine the margarine, oil, baking cocoa and water in a saucepan.  Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.  Pour over the sugar mixture and mix well.  Add the vanilla, eggs and buttermilk and mix well.  Pour into a 9×13-inch baking pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.  Bake at 300F for 45 to 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.  Spread chocolate icing over the hot cake.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Telephone Pioneers of America’s Celebrations (Telephone Pioneers of America, Chapter 34, Birmingham, Al., 1999).