Scotch Irish Cake

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soft and fudgy with a brownie flavor, topped with a rich fudgy nut icing

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners


1 cup margarine
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup water
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 cup margarine
4 tablespoons cocoa
1/4 cup cream or milk
1 pound confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup nuts


In a large saucepan, combine the margarine, cocoa and water. Bring to a rapid boil and remove from heat, Mix in the remaining ingredients until no lumps remain. Pour into a greased 9x13" pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Five minutes before cake is done, prepare the icing and pour over the cake while it is hot right out of the oven.

combine the margarine, cocoa and cream in saucepan and bring to boil. remove from heat and add remaining ingredients.


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