Brazilian Chocolate Cake (Bolo Peteleco)

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This cake is a recipe my mom gave me and my Grandmother (her mother) gave her. It is such a quick and easy recipe! The sugary chocolate glaze topping really makes it unique. I love making this cake for my family and I hope you do too!


For cake:

3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup cocoa powder
1 cup oil
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder

For chocolate glaze topping:

1 cup sugar

2 tbsp butter

2 tbsp cocoa powder

3 tbsp water


Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Grease rectangular pan
Mix all cake ingredients lightly.

Add 2 cups boiling water to cake mixture and mix till well blended
Pour into greased pan and bake for 1/2 an hour.

For chocolate glaze topping:

Melt one cup sugar, 2 tbsp butter, 2 tbsp cocoa powder and 3 tbsp water over med low heat. Pour over cake while both are still warm.

Let cool.



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