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Sheath Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Sheath Cake, by , is from Favorite Recipes from Generation to Generation , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Azalea Blackburn
Added: Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C. flour
2 C. Sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. soda
3 sticks margarin
8 tbsp cocoa
2 eggs
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/3 c. milk
1 box powdered sugar
1 c. nuts (if desired)

Directions:
Directions:
Measure into mixing bowl: 2 c flour, 2 c sugar, 1 tsp. cinnamon and 1 tsp soda

Mix in sauce pan: 2 sticks margarine, 4 tbsp. cocoa, 1 c. water. Bring to boil and pour over flour mixture.

Add: 2 eggs, slightly beaten, 1/2 c. buttermilk and 1 tsp. vanilla.

Mix well and pour into greased and floured 9 x 13 pan and bake at 400 degrees for 28 to 30 minutes.

Icing:
Mix in sauce pan
1 stick margarine, 1/3 c. milk and 4 tbsp cocoa, bring to a boil
Add: powdered sugar and nuts (if desired) and beat well
Pour over cake while hot

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 large cake
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was always one of Stacy and Chris' favorites. It is so rich that usually someone only wants a very small piece. But sooooo good! If you like chocolate, this is for you.

 

 

 

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