What do you do when it is a rainy day?

Mulate's Chocolate Cake RecipeRainy days can be filled with all sorts of fun things from watching movies and reading books to playing board games. Just because we can’t go outside and play does not mean that we cannot have fun indoors.

The Mulate’s team likes to take the opportunity to cook and desserts are a definitely  a favorite. With So many to choose from….

Let’s eat cake!

Chocolate Praline Sheet Cake


  • 2 cups sifted flour

  • 2 cups sugar

  • 2 sticks butter

  • 1 cup water

  • 4 tbsp. cocoa powder

  • 1 tsp. vanilla

  • 1 tsp. baking soda

  • 1/2 cup half-and-half

  • 2 eggs, beaten


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour and sugar. In a small saucepot, bring butter, water, and cocoa to a boil and pour into flour mixture. Add vanilla, soda and half-and-half – mix well. Add eggs and mix well. Pour into nonstick 9 x 13 baking pan. Bake for 45 minutes.

Chocolate Pecan Fudge Icing


  • 3/4 stick butter

  • 3 tbsp. cocoa powder

  • 1/4 cup half-and-half

  • 3/4 box confectioners’ sugar

  • 1 cup pecans


In a medium saucepot, over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add cocoa and half-and-half. Cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and add confectioners’ sugar and pecans – mix well. Spread over cake while both are still hot.