*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
                     “Foot in the Fire” Chocolate Cake
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2  cup           Buttermilk
    2      cups          All-purpose flour
    2                    Eggs
    2      cups          Sugar
    1      cup           Margarine
      1/2  cup           Margarine
    4      tablespoons   Cocoa
    5      tablespoons   Evaporated milk
    1      cup           Cold water
    1      cup           Pecans -- chopped
    1      teaspoon      Baking soda
    4      tablespoons   Cocoa
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla extract
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla extract
    1      teaspoon      Ground cinnamon
    1      pound         Powdered sugar
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt
 Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Sift flour and sugar, set aside. In a 
 saucepan, bring the margarine, cocoa and water to a boil; remove from 
 In a large bowl, mix all remaining cake ingredients. Add the flour mixture 
 and cocoa mixture, stirring well. Bake in a greased and floured 9x13 pan 
 for 20 to 30 min. Check for doneness with a clean toothpick. Ten minutes 
 into the baking of the cake, prepare the frosting. Place the margarine, 
 cocoa, and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat 
 and add the remaining ingredients. Beat until smooth. FROST THE CAKE AS 
 SOON AS IT COME OUT OF THE OVEN. Let it cool a little before cutting, if 
 you can't possible hold out!. This cake is so good, you'd eat it with one 
 foot in the fire if you had to.
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