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Sheath Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Sheath Cake, by , is from Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Botkin
Added: Tuesday, August 30, 2005


2 Cups Flour
2 Cups Sugar
1 Stick Oleo
1/2 Cup Crisco
1 Cup Water
4 Tbsp. Cocoa
1 Cup Buttermilk
2 Eggs, Beaten
1 Tsp. Soda
1/2 Tsp. Salt
1 Tsp. Vanilla

Sift together flour and sugar into a large bowl. Boil together oleo, Crisco, water, and cocoa. Pour over the dry mixture. Add buttermilk, eggs, soda, salt and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into greased pan. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes. Use Sheath Cake Icing and ice while cake is still warm.




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