The Best Chocolate Cake You Ever Ate Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 9 Print I make this cake over and over. It is easy to put together and the frosting of the cake is easy and fast. It goes fast around my house. The Best Chocolate Cake You Ever Ate Ingredients 2 cups white sugar2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup butter1/2 cup vegetable oil1 cup water1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup buttermilk2 eggs1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 cup butter1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/4 cup milk4 cups confectioners’ sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup chopped pecans Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 x 13 inch pan. 2 Sift 2 cups white sugar and 2 cups flour together; set aside. 3 In a sauce pan; combine 1/2 cup butter or margarine, oil, water, and 1/4 cup cocoa. Bring mixture to a boil, remove from heat and add to dry ingredients. 4 Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk; add with eggs, salt, cinnamon and 1 teaspoon vanilla to cocoa, flour mixture and stir well. 5 Pour batter into a 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 20 minutes. 6 To Make Frosting: Five minutes before cake is done combine 1/2 cup butter,1/4 cup cocoa and 1/4 cup milk in saucepan and bring to a boil. 7 Remove from heat and stir in confectioners’ sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and chopped pecans. Pour frosting over hot cake. Cake remains moist and may be frozen. Serves 20.