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Almond Joy Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Almond Joy Cake, by , is from The Shires/Neal Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Sunday, November 20, 2005


1 Devil's Food cake mix
1 - 12 ounce can evaporated milk
2 1/2 cups white sugar
15 large marshmallows
14 ounces flaked coconut
1/2 cup butter
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
3 ounces toasted almonds

Bake cake mix according to directions on box; let cool.

In a sauce pan, combine 1/2 can milk and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Bring to a boil; take off heat. Add marshmallows; stir until melted; stir in coconut. Pour over top of cake.

In sauce pan, bring to boil rest of the milk and sugar. Remove from heat. Add butter and chocolate; stir until melted. Mix in almonds. Pour over top of coconut mixture.

Chill over night. Cake tastes best if made the day before serving.




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