Bring the following to a boil:
½ cup butter
1 cup water
¼ cup cocoa
½ cup oil

Sift and pour over boiled mixture:
2 cup cornstarch
2 cup sugar
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon soda

Add the remaining ingredients (batter will be runny):
½ cup buttermilk
2 eggs

Bake at 375F for 25 - 30 minutes in a 9 x 13 pan (or until a toothpick comes out clean in the center). You can also put them in a jelly roll pan but then only bake for about 20 minutes.

Icing:

Bring the following to a boil:
¼ cup butter
¼ cup cocoa

Add and beat until smooth:
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon salt
3-4 cups powdered sugar

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