DJ's Smoke House Famous Chocolate Cake


2 Cups Flour

2 Cups Sugar

1 Stick of Butter

1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil

1 Cup Water

1/2 Cup Buttermilk

2 Eggs

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1 Teaspoon Cinnamon

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

4 Tablespoons Cocoa Icing

1 Stick of Butter

4 Tablespoons Cocoa

Mix flour and sugar together in a large mixing bowl and set aside. In saucepan, mix butter, Crisco and water. Bring to a rapid bowl and pour over flour and sugar mixture.Mix well; add remaining ingredients. After all is mixed pour into a greased and floured 9x13 cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until cake tests done.


6 Tablespoons Milk

1 Box Confectioner's Sugar (approximately. 4 cups)

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

1 Cup Chopped Pecans

Melt butter in saucepan; add cocoa and milk. Bring to a boil stirring constantly; remove from heat. Add vanilla and sugar, stirring after each cup is added, until smooth. Pour over cake while hot. Top with pecans.

Note: Pecans may be mixed into icing if desired.