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Maggie's 14 layer cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sherry Hebbard Crawford
Added: Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 cups self rising flour
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter, oil, and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Alternate adding milk and flour. Add vanilla. Put 3 Tablespoons of batter in each pan cook for a few minutes on 400.
Icing:
1 1/2 sticks butter
1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
6 heaping T. cocoa
2 cups sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Mix sugar and cocoa. Add enough water to make a paste. Add butter and milk. Cook until it begins to thicken. Spread over layers.

 

 

 

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