Chocolate Sheath Cake Recipe

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CHOCOLATE SHEATH CAKE

Marlene York

By
@atlantam48

This is one of the richest cakes I've ever made/eaten. If you like chocolate overload, this is it. There's nothing light or "diet" about it.


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Serves:

24

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour, sifted
2 c
granulated sugar
2 stick
unsalted butter, divided
1 c
vegetable oil
1 c
water
1/2 c
cocoa, divided
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 box
confectioners' sugar, sifted
6 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

FOR THE CAKE:

In a large heat-proof bowl, mix all purpose flour and granulated sugar. Set aside.
2
In double boiler, bring 1 stick of butter, vegetable oil, water and 1/4 cup cocoa to a boil. Stir well. Mix hot mixture into flour-sugar mixture. Add eggs, buttermilk, cinnamon, baking soda and vanilla extract. Mix well.
3
Pour batter into a 9" x 13" pan which has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until it tests done. Let cool 5-10 minutes before icing.
4
FOR THE ICING:

Sift together confectioners' sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. While cake cools, in a double boiler, melt 1 stick butter. Add confectioners' sugar-cocoa to the melted butter and mix well. Slowly add about 6 tablespoons of milk for a smooth consistency. Pour icing evenly over partially cooled cake. Cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American