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Chocolate Sheath Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Medlin
Added: Monday, January 28, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 tsp soda
1 stick margarine
1/2 cup shortening
4 T cocoa
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
Icing
1 stick margarine
4 T cocoa
6 T milk
1 box powdered sugar, sifted
1 cup chopped pecans if desired

Directions:
Directions:
Place dry ingredients in mixing bowl. Put margarine, 1/2 cup shortening, 4 T cocoa and 1 cup water in a saucepan and bring to rapid boil. Pour over dry ingredients and mix well. Add 1/2 cup buttermilk, egg, cinnamon and vanilla. Pour into greased and floured sheath pan. Bake at 350 20 -25 min until done in the middle. Start icing about 5 min before cake is done. Place in pan margarine, cocoa and milk. Bring to boil. Pour over 1 box sifted powdered sugar; add 1 tsp vanilla and 1 cup chopped pecans if desired. Spread over hot cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 -12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an old standby if you need a good chocolate cake and don't want to make a regular icing. I never added pecans because the kids didn't like them.

 

 

 

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