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Sheath Cake Recipe

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Shanna Abbott
Added: Thursday, February 12, 2009


2 c Flour
2 c Sugar
2 Sticks Butter
1 c Water
4 tsp Cocoa
2 Eggs
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 c Buttermilk
1 tsp Soda
1 tsp Vanilla

1 stick Butter
4 T Cocoa
6 T Water
1 Box Powder Sugar
1 c Chopped Pecans
1 tsp Vanilla

Mix and set aside: Flour and sugar. In saucepan bring to boil: butter, water, cocoa, then pour over dry ingredients and mix well. Add eggs, cinnamon, buttermilk, soda, and vanilla. Beat until smooth and pour into greased 11x16 pan. Bake at 400 for ~20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
5 minutes before cake is done, start frosting:
In saucepan bring to boil: butter, cocoa, and water and then remove from heat. Add powder sugar, nuts and vanilla. Mix until smooth, pour over cake when removed from oven.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 min




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