Kellie S Recipe

Chocolate Bumpy Highway Cake

By Kellie S Luv2mixitup


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Kellie's Story

My great aunt use to make this cake a very long time ago. I made it about 4 years ago ..its a crowd pleaser. I love going thru old recipes

Ingredients

1/2 of 14 oz
sweetened condensed milk (divide one can) reserve other half
4
eggs
1 c
of firmly packed brown sugar
1 c
buttered flavored crisco
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
baking soda
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
hot water
FROSTING
1/4 c
butter flavored crisco
1 c
confectioners sugar
reserved sweetened condensed milk
1/2 c
mini marshmellows
1 c
chopped nuts
LAST BUT NOT LEAST THE DRIZZLE
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
4 Tbsp
vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cake- heat oven to 350 degrees
Spray 10" (12-cup) bundt pan with vegetable oil spray
2
Measure 1/3 cup condensed milk for cake; reserve remaining for frosting. Conbine shortening, eggs, granulated sugar, brown sugar and 1/3 cup condensed milk in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until creamy.
Add cocoa and buttermilk; blend thoroughly
3
Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
Add to creamed mixture.
4
Stir in vanilla. Beat at low speed to blend.
Beat at medium speed 5 minutes.

Stir in hot water just until blended.

Do not overbeat. (batter will be alittle thin).

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350 °F for 35 to 50 minutes, or until cake springs back in center when touched lightly with finger or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean
5
Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan

Place cake fluted-side up on Platter let cool for 15 minutes.
6
Frosting: in a medium bowl, combine shortening with reserved condensed milk and confectioners" sugar.

Beat at high speed until glossy and of spreading consistency. Spread on warm cake.
Sprinkle with marshmallows, then nuts.
Decorate with chocolate drizzle. Serve warm or cool completely.

Makes 1 10" bundt cake (16 to 20 servings).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate


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8 Comments

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Bea L. BeachChic
Dec 30, 2010
Wish there was a pic. It sort of reminds my of Mississippi Mud Cake, which is wonderful. It's made as a sheet cake though.
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Jane McMillan-Whittaker janenov46
Dec 30, 2010
Me too Bea and Bonnie, just has my interest
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Bonnie D. Utahn
Dec 30, 2010
Me, too! It is interesting! I like marshmallows and nuts, too.
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Bea L. BeachChic
Dec 30, 2010
This cake is so interesting that I'll just have to try it. LOL
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Peggi Anne Tebben cookiequeen
Dec 30, 2010
Kellie, Sounds soooo good. I will have to try.