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Marty Cake (Chocolate Sheath Cake) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Myrtle Williamson

Category:
Category:
 

Cake


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c sugar
2 c unsifted flour
1 stick margarine
3 1/2Tbs. cocoa
1/2 c shortening
1 c water
2 eggs
1/2 c buttermilk
1 tsp soda
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400. Mix sugar and flour in large bowl. Set aside. In sauce pan, add margarine, cocoa, shortening and water. Bring to boil. Pour over sugar/flour mixture. Add eggs, buttermilk, soda, and vanilla. Mix well. Bake in well-grease jelly-roll pan or cookie sheet that has at least 1/2 inch sides. Bake 20 minutes. Begin making icing 5 minutes before cake is done.
 

Icing


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick margarine
3 1/2 Tbs. cocoa
1/3 c condensed milk
1 box powdered sugar, sifted
1 c chopped pecans
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Add margarine, cocoa and condensed milk to a saucepan and bring to boil. Add powdered sugar, pecans and vanilla. Cook until smooth and creamy. Pour over HOT cake. Let cool completely before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom made this cake for Mary's birthday every year, and she continues to make this cake for Thanksgiving gatherings.

 

 

 

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