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Chocolate Sheath Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1 Stick butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c Shortening (or oil)
  • 4 tb Cocoa
  • 1 c Water
  • 1/2 c Buttermilk
  • 1 ts Soda
  • 2 Eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 ts Vanilla


Sift flour and sugar together in bowl. Combine butter, shortening,
cocoa, and water in saucepan. Bring to a rapid boil. Pour over flour
mixture and stir well. Add buttermilk, soda, eggs, cinnamon, and
vanilla; mix well. Pour into well-greased pan 16"x11"x1" deep. Bake
twenty minutes 400 deg.

Icing: 1 stick butter or margarine 4 T cocoa 6 T milk 1 box powdered
sugar 1 t vanilla 1 c pecans

Melt butter, cocoa, milk. Bring to boil. Remove from heat, add
powdered sugar, vanilla, pecans. Beat well, spread on cake while hot
and leave in pan. Start icing five minutes before cake is done.

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