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Chocolate Sheath Cake and Icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Hudson
Added: Friday, February 4, 2011

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Sheath Cake:
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
2 sticks margarine
4 T. cocoa
1 cup water
2 eggs (beaten)
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup buttermilk

Icing:
1 stick margarine
4 T. cocoa
6 T. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 box powdered sugar
1 cup pecans, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together:
sugar, flour, cinnamon, and baking soda

Bring to a boil:
margarine, cocoa, and water and pour over above mixture.

Stir in with other mixture:
eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk

Pour into a greased 13x9x2-inch cake pan. Bake at 400 oven for 20 minutes. Pour on Icing while cake is still hot.

Icing:
In a medium saucepan bring to a boil:
margarine, cocoa, and milk

Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar, vanilla, and pecans. Wisk until mixed well. Pour over hot cake.

 

 

 

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