Cake: Mix the flour and sugar together in a large bowl, set aside.
In a sauce pan, add butter, shortening, cocoa and water, bring these to a rapid boil and pour over the flour and sugar mixture, stir well. Then add buttermilk, mix well. Add eggs, baking soda and vanilla and mix together.
Pour in a cake pan and bake for 20 minutes at 400 degrees F. Check with a toothpick, when toothpick comes out clean it is done.
Icing: Melt butter, cocoa and milk together and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar, vanilla and pecans. Beat well and pour over Hot cake.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.