Chocolate Cake 2

1 cup reduced fat butter
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup water
1 cup raisins
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1/2 cup butter
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup nuts, chopped
1 pound powdered sugar
5-6 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 400F. Boil raisins in water until water is reduced to 1/2 cup. Add butter and cocoa. Pour over mixture of baking soda, sugar, flour, buttermilk and spices.

Mix well. Beat In eggs. Add Bake in cookie pan.

Combine butter, cocoa, nuts, powdered sugar and milk. Bring to boil. Add vanilla . Pour over hot cake, May add cinnamon to glaze. Serve with fresh strawberries and frozen yogurt.

Serves 24.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana