Chocolate Sheath Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Sheath Cake

Chuck Massey

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@Chuck_Massey

This is Moms recipe. I have eaten this since I was a child. I love it especially with a great big ol glass of ice cold milk!


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Ingredients

2 c
sugar
2 stick
butter
2 c
flour
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1C c
water
1/2 c
buttermilk
2
eggs - slightly beaten
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
vanilla
icing:
1 stick
butter
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
4 Tbsp
buttermilk
1 box
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift sugar and flour together. In a sauce pan, mix the butter, cocoa and water bringing to a rapid boil. Pour over flour and sugar mixture and stir until well mixed. Add buttermilk, eggs, baking soda cinnamon and vanilla. Mix well and pour into a greased pan that's at least 1/4" and bake at 400* in preheated oven for 20 minutes.
2
Begin making about 5 minutes before the cake is done.
3
Melt butter, cocoa and buttermilk together and bring to a rapid boil. Remove from heat and add 1 box of powdered sugar, vanilla and pecans. Beat well with spoon and spread on the cake while it's hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Hashtag: #sheath