Chocolate Buttermilk Sheet Cake

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    Chocolate Buttermilk Sheet Cake

    2 cups flour
    2 cups granulated sugar
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1/2 cup margarine
    1 cup water
    1/2 cup vegetable shortening
    3 heaping Tbsp. cocoa
    2 eggs, beaten
    1 tsp. baking soda
    1/2 cup buttermilk
    1 tsp. vanilla extract

    for icing:
    1/2 cup margarine
    3 heaping Tbsp. cocoa
    1 (16 ounce) box confectioners' sugar
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
    1/2 cup chopped nuts
    6 Tbsp. milk

    Place in large mixing bowl flour, sugar and salt. Place in saucepan
    margarine, water, vegetable shortening and cocoa. Bring to boil and pour
    over flour mixture. Mix well. Place in another bowl eggs, baking soda,
    buttermilk and vanilla extract. Stir well and add to previous mixture.
    Bake in greased and floured 13 x 9" pan at 350 degrees F for 20
    Icing: Melt margarine and cocoa in a 2 quart pan, but do not boil.
    Remove from heat and add confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract, nuts and
    milk. Stir well. Ice cake while hot.

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