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Norm’s Favorite Chocolate Cake

(Double recipes for a 9x13 inch pan)


1 ¼ cup Dacia’s Baking Mix

1 tsp cinnamon

¼ cup sugar

3 tbsp cocoa

2 slightly beaten large eggs

2 tbsp oil

¾ cup apple juice

Blend dry ingredients then add liquids, mix well but do not over mix.  Pour into 8 or 9 inch cake pan or 8x8 Pyrex dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.  Bake 20-23 minutes at 350 degrees or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. (25 minutes for 9x13 cake)


¼ cup butter

2 Tbsp cocoa

3 Tbsp milk

½ tsp Adams vanilla

1 ½ cups powdered sugar

¼ cup chopped pecans

Combine butter, cocoa and milk in a sauce pan or microwave safe bowl and heat to boil, stirring occasionally.  Add vanilla and sugar. Beat smooth with a whisk and add pecans. Pour over hot cake.