30-Minutes Chocolate Cake - J.W. Renfroe Pecan Co.

August 23, 2020

30-Minutes Chocolate Cake

A quick chocolate cake recipe that only takes 30 minutes. When you need a great cake FAST! You frost while hot in the pan saving time! Great for potlucks and bake sales when you need a cake now.


• 2 cups all-purpose flour

• 2 cups sugar

• 1/4 tsp. salt

• 16 tbsp. margarine or butter

• 4 tbsp. cocoa powder

• 1 cup water

• 1/2 cup buttermilk

• 2 eggs

• 1 tsp. baking soda

• 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Ingredients for Icing

• 8 tbsp. butter

• 4 tbsp. cocoa powder

• 6 tbsp. milk

• 1 lb. confectioners' sugar

• 1 tsp. vanilla extract

• 1 cup chopped pecans


1. Preheat oven to 400°F

2. Mix together flour, sugar and salt in a bowl

3.Heat margarine, cocoa and water together and add to flour mixture

4. Add remaining ingredients and mix well

5. Pour into an 11"x14" casserole dish

6. Bake for 20 minutes

7. Don't over-bake

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